Mortimer Benjamin "Mort" Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian-born American magazine editor, publisher, and real estate billionaire. He is a naturalized citizen of the United States.
As of 2007, Mort Zuckerman was the 188th wealthiest American as per Forbes. In 2006, he was ranked 382. The increase was related to the sale in 2007 of 5 Times Square and 280 Park Avenue in New York, which together realized US$2.5 billion for his company, Boston Properties, Inc..
He has been the publisher/owner of the New York Daily News since 1993 and, as of 2007, is the current Editor-in-Chief of U.S. News & World Report. He co-founded Boston Properties, Inc. in 1970. He is chairman of the board, and director.
A native of Montreal, Zuckerman earned undergraduate and law degrees from McGill University and an LLM from Harvard Law in addition to his Wharton MBA.
Among his many activities, Zuckerman serves as a trustee for New York University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, and the Aspen Institute; and as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Washington Institute for Near East Studies and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.more » « less