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Boris Iosifovich Mints
24 July 1958
|Citizenship||Russian and Maltese|
|Alma mater||Ivanovo State University|
|Net worth||US$ 1.3 billion (February 2018)|
|Spouse(s)||Marina Vladimirovna Mints|
|Parent(s)||Iosif Samuilovich Mints|
Lusia Izrailevna Milter
Boris Mints was born in Rybnitsa, Moldavian SSR, USSR (now Moldova), to military engineer Major Joseph Samuilovich Mints (born 1932, in Nevel), and librarian Lusia Izrailevna Milter (1936–2007, Kodyma, Ukrainian SSR). As a child, Milter was deported to the Chechelnik ghetto in Transnistria from 1941 to 1944, while 14 men of her family died on the front during the Second World War, including both of Boris's grandfathers, Samuil Iosifovich Mints (1892–1942) and Israel Gershkovich Milter (1901–1944).
Between 1983 and 1990, he worked at the Ivanovo Textile Institute.
Between 1987 and 1990, he worked in a Youth Center for Scientific Creativity where he earned his first capital.
Between 1996 and 2000, he was the head of the Office of the President of the Russian Federation for Issues of Local Governance and Secretary of the Council for Local Government in the Russian Federation, chaired by the President of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin.
In 2004, he founded the O1 Group investment company which owns and manages assets in real estate and financial sectors.
In 2010, he founded the investment company O1 Properties for managing real estate assets. At the end of 2017, O1 Properties was the 6th largest owner of commercial real estate in Russia.
In 2013, the O1 Group began acquiring pension business assets and until the middle of 2017 concluded deals to purchase NPF Telecom-Soyuz, NPF Stalfond, NPF Blagosostoyanie OPS, NPF Uralsib, NPF Obrazovaniye, NPF Our Future, NPF Socialnoe Razvitie. 
As a result, in 2016 the Future Financial Group, one of the largest pension asset managers in Russia, was established. The Group manages several leading funds in the compulsory and non-state pension sector, including NPF Future, NPF Telecom-Soyuz and NPF Obrazovaniye.
In September 2018, Boris Mints sold O1 Properties and the Future Financial Group (includes NPF Future).
Member of the board of directors of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Russian Jewish Congress Presiding Board Bureau member. Russian Jewish Congress Presiding Board member.
Member of the board of directors of the regional charity foundation "Child Rehabilitation. G.N. Romanov Center".
President (and founder) of the Boris Mints Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions to Global Challenges at Tel Aviv University.
Chairman of the board of trustees of the Conference of European Rabbis.
Mints is one of many "Russian oligarchs" named in the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, CAATSA, signed into law by President Donald Trump in 2017.
Mints plays chess and tennis. Since 2001, he collects Russian paintings and graphics, mainly works by painters from the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. His collection includes works by Serov, Korovin, Kustodiev, Konchalovsky, Polenov, Pimenov, Gerasimov. Based on his collection, Mints created the private Museum of Russian Impressionism in Moscow in the building of the former confectionery factory "Bolshevik". The Museum that was opened to the public in May 2016. The construction of the exhibition building at the Bolshevik site, based on a design by John McAslan + Partners, cost $16.5 million.
In 2015, Mints became a supporter and sponsor of the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions to Global Challenges, named in his honour, in collaboration with Tel Aviv University.
In 2014, the Miloserdiye awards ceremony took place to honour public figures for their commitment to humanitarian values, and Mints became the first recipient.
In May 2015, Mints, as founder of the Museum of Russian Impressionism, won the Prize named after Yekaterina Romanovna Dashkova, nominated in the “Patron of the Arts” category.
Charity and patronageEdit
In September 2014, Mints facilitated the installation in Moscow of a sculptural and spatial composition by the Russian sculptor and academician Georgy Frangulyan adjacent to the White Square business center.
Mints also supports a number of cultural events such as: Golden Mask and "Territory" theatre festivals, the Arkhangelsk Street Theatre Festival, Vladimir Spivakov Foundation projects, Valery Gergiev "Easter Festival" and others.
He is married to Marina Vladimirovna Mints, and they have four children.
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