Joseph Safra

Brazilian banker (1938-2020)

Joseph Safra (Arabic: يوسف صفرا ; 1938 – 10 December 2020) was a Syrian-Brazilian[1][2][3] billionaire banker. He ran the Brazilian banking and investment empire, Safra Group.[4]

He was the chairman of all Safra companies, among them Safra National Bank of New York and Banco Safra headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.[5] Safra had a net worth of $24.7 billion.[6] He is Jewish.[7]

Safra died on 10 December 2020 in São Paulo, Brazil at the age of 82.[8]

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  1. Joseph Safra (1956) and Joseph Safra (1956), information from the National Archives, Rio de Janeiro. Scan of Joseph Safra's Brazilian entry visa on 1954 on familysearch.org
  2. "Bloomberg Billionaires Index - Joseph Safra". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 24 April 2019 – via www.bloomberg.com.
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  5. Forbes: The World's Billionaires - Joseph Safra November 2014
  6. "Joseph Safra". Forbes. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  7. "The world's 50 Richest Jews: 11-20". The Jerusalem Post | Jpost.com. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  8. Brazil banking billionaire Joseph Safra dies at age 82