Brazilian entrepreneur and economist Jose Isaac Peres has an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. He is the 27th richest person in Brazil and is ranked 792nd in the list of World Billionaires. It now manages 17 malls in Brazil. Through the company, his net worth was up by $400 million. Before Multiplan, Jose Isaac Peres founded his first company, the property developer Vepan, when he was 22 years old and still an economic student at the Universidade do Brasil. He’s also a founding member of the Brazilian Association of Shopping Centers or ABRASCE as well as of the Association of Supervisors of property Companies.