YEREVAN (Arka)—Armenia’s consul general to Los Angeles, Sergey Sarkisov, and brother Nikolay Sarkisov are the fourth richest family in Russia with a total fortune of $2.7 billion, according to the Russian edition of Forbes. The brothers are owners of Russia’s RESO Holding Company and built their wealth on establishing the insurance sector in the post-Soviet Russian economy.
The richest Russian family are brothers Arkady and Boris Rotenberg with a fortune estimated at $5.55 billion. The second richest family with $4.85 billion are the Gutseriev brothers –Mikhail, Sait-Salam and Khamzat and their nephew Mikail Shishhanov. Brothers Alexey and Dmitry Ananiev are third with a joint fortune of $4.6 billion.
The aggregate wealth of the 10 richest families in Russia is estimated at $26.3 billion. For comparison, the aggregate wealth of the 10 richest families in the United States is $530 billion.