The real estate guru
Angelo Tsakopoulos is a real estate developer and during the latest years he has been ranking among the wealthiest Greeks of the United States, with a net worth of $650 million. He’s the founder and owner of AKT Development in Sacramento, California.
Tsakopoulos was born in Rizes of Arcadia in 1936. He relocated to the United States at the age of 15 and was accommodated by his uncle, a California resident. He later studied at the University of California.In 1960, he started his career in the real estate market and later soon gained popularity as a real estate guru.
His charity work and his donations to the Greek Community of the United States are significant. Together with his family members, he has donated millions of dollars to the Church and his daughter Eleni, an accomplished diplomat and ambassador of the United States, together with his son Kyriakos are credited as financial backers of the Georgetown University and Columbia University, having established the Greek Studies Chair.