Peter Cooper

CHIEF EXECUTIVE, COOPER CO.

New Zealand émigré 1989 … attorney, retail exec … develops neighborhoods, resorts in New Zealand, Texas … invests in telecom … bought into internet sports broadcasting to feed fan passion … told NZ media, ‘my son would come over at 2 AM and hack into sites’ so he could follow teams … 1990s investment house, Corporate Plaza digs … Cooper Co. domiciled in Newport Center … wife, Susan, five grown kids … Business Journal OC’s Wealthiest