Real-estate developer and Port Authority board member Charles Kushner may soon be facing yet another lawsuit from former colleagues and business partners.
The political heavyweight has been beset since early last year by claims made by his brother, Murray, a former business partner, and Robert Yontef, his former accounting manager, that he misdirected company funds Read More
Even as New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey stands by his candidate to head the Port Authority, Charles Kushner, political insiders in the Garden State are beginning to question how much longer the Governor can withstand the turmoil Mr. Kushner’s nomination has created.
The latest revelation, that Mr. Kushner, a real-estate developer, wants to build Read More
Fifty feet beneath the choppy waves of New York Harbor is a layer of contaminated sludge that New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey once vowed would never be pulled up onto land in New Jersey. But, a year after Mr. McGreevey’s inauguration, scows continue to blast through the harbor floor, sucking the muck into barges Read More
Charles Kushner, the Port Authority commissioner who is New Jersey Governor James McGreevey’s choice to be the agency’s next chairman, may soon find the dreaded appellation “embattled” attached to his name.
Mr. Kushner is facing a whistle-blower lawsuit that could jeopardize his appointment to head the Port Authority-an appointment he doubtless helped to secure through Read More
The incoming chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will recuse himself from decisions regarding one of the bistate agency’s largest and most controversial development initiatives: construction of a high-rise office building above the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
That’sbecause CharlesKushner, a real-estate developer who is NewJersey Governor James E. McGreevey’s choicetobecome Read More
Real-estate magnate and embattled WorldCom director Francesco Galesi has slashed $7 million off the asking price of his 55,000-square-foot Southampton waterfront castle, Elysium. Mr. Galesi-who now finds himself a principal defendant in a gaggle of class-action lawsuits filed against the nation’s second-largest long-distance company-recently lowered the price of his Gothic mansion from $37 million to Read More
Over the long term, the person who may have the most direct influence over what’s rebuilt on the 16-acre World Trade Center site isn’t a politician. He’s a real-estate developer. But he’s not Larry Silverstein. He’s not even a New Yorker.
His name is Charles Kushner. Last year, Mr. Kushner, who has holdings worth billions, Read More