PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: After cashing in his stake in Miami's City National Bancshares, Abess doled out $60 million in profits to his 399 employees, a feat of largesse that earned him national recognition and kudos from Obama. He's clearly the country's most beloved banker ...
CON: ... though at this point, the competition for that title is pretty slim.
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