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Mike Meldman is one of the most influential real-estate moguls in the country thanks to his luxurious live-in resorts, which became irresistible to the rich and famous during the pandemic

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Mike Meldman started out a long way from the luxurious resort communities he's built since the early 1990s.
The Milwaukee native and Stanford graduate started out with plans for a career in law - but he told Insider that idea was scrapped when he "bombed the LSATs" and had to refocus his postgrad path.
A few months later he found himself dealing blackjack in Lake Tahoe, where he met a man who asked him if he'd like to make as much money as he wanted while working as little as he could. He said yes.
From there it was off to the races in real estate, where Meldman...
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