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#72 James Dondero


  • Living Area: 10,973 sq ft
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Land Value: $4,419,800

He co-founded Highland Capital Management, which has recently been sued by unhappy investors, including the Houston Municipal Employees Pension System, which this year claimed Dondero used his control over a hedge fund to benefit himself at the pension fund’s expense. He’s a big-game hunter who once told the Dallas Morning News: “Giraffe makes very tasty jerky.”