George Ty

Filipino businessman
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George Siao Kian Ty (Chinese: 鄭少堅; pinyin: Zhèng Shàojiān; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tīⁿ Siáu-kian 18 October 1932 – 23 November 2018) was a Filipino banker and business magnate. He founded Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company.[1] He was born in Hong Kong. Ty had a net worth of $2.5 billion (September 2018).[2]

Ty died on 23 November 2018 in Manila, Philippines from pancreatic cancer at the age of 86.[3]


  1. "George Siao Kian Ty: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved 2015-09-05.
  2. "George Ty". Forbes. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  3. George Ty dies ‘surrounded by loved ones and family’