25. Arthur Stern
Title: Chairman and Executive Vice President
Company: Asta Funding
FSB 100 Rank: 81
Value of stock owned: $13.7 million
Value of options: $8.0 million
Total ownership value: $21.7 millionArthur Stern founded Asta Funding, which purchases and manages consumer receivables, in 1994. His family owns roughly one quarter of the company's stock, and effectively controls the company.
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