James Khuri is an American entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California. Khuri owns several real estate firms and an e-commerce business. He is the CEO of FJ Holdings, a firm that that includes internet giant Amazon among its clients.
Life and career
Khuri was born and raised in Rochester, New York. In 1983, his family moved to Lebanon in an attempt to re-establish residence there. However, after just six months they returned to New York due to the hostile and unsafe living conditions caused by the ongoing war. James went on to attend the University of Rochester where he obtained his MBA from the Simon School of Business.
At 32, he moved from New York to California where he currently resides. James began his career in commercial real estate in 2001. Currently, he owns multiple apartment buildings in the city of Los Angeles, as well as medical buildings in New York.
Khuri, a well-respected entrepreneur, has been building successful businesses for over 20 years. Currently he resides as CEO of nine companies which includes FJ Holdings.
Khuri proves he is a tenacious leader in multiple industries. His companies range from real estate to manufacturing and distribution, brick and mortar retail stores, and e-commerce websites. James was born
He developed a love of trading cards, which started from fond memories as a child, into a burgeoning distribution business. He has become Amazon’s main distributor for trading cards and Hasbro & Mattel merchandise for over 136 countries. With diverse products, adapting fulfillment and distribution plans, the entrepreneur is expected to exceed his previous growth in the coming years.
In 2021, Yahoo named him as one of the top 10 entrepreneurs to watch in 2021.
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