Founded in 1901, the LeFrak Organization owns an extensive portfolio of real property mainly in the NY, LA, and London metropolitan areas. It began as a strictly New York City enterprise, but later on developed a global presence too. It has become one of America’s largest private landlords, managing over 200 apartment buildings (affordable and upscale) in New York, New Jersey, and more recently California, Oregon, and Washington. It also owns millions of square feet of commercial space, with new developments in London. LeFrak’s office and retail holdings include 9701 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills and its flagship office tower at 40 West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, housing tenants including Nautica and Wells Fargo.