President Trump’s nominee to serve as ambassador to Chile has numerous close business ties with the family of Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law.
Andrew Gellert is the president of his family’s food import company, which does business in Chile. His father George is one of Jared Kushner’s father Charles’s most trusted business partners, Bloomberg Politics reported Monday.
The Gellerts own a substantial share of 666 Fifth Avenue, the troubled Manhattan skyscraper bought in 2007 by the Kushner Companies, which since the financial crisis has been searching around the world for investors to help pay its $1.2 billion mortgage due in February 2019.
George Gellert was one of the most important…
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