Isidoro Quiroga is the founder and majority shareholder of Asesorías e Inversiones Benjamín, the parent company of the Quiroga Group . He is the owner of the soccer club Club Atlético River Plate, a subsidiary of his company. Quiroga is one of Argentina’s wealthiest men and the founder of the Banco Hipotecario, which provides mortgages to many middle-class Argentine families. In 2002, Forbes listed Quiroga as one of Argentina’s five “most powerful” businessmen. Isidro Quiroga has been described as a “financial wizard” who has made money in various markets throughout his career. He began by working in real estate and construction and then moved into insurance, banking, and oil production.
Isidoro Quiroga studied law at the University of Buenos Aires in his native country. After graduating, he worked for various law firms for several years before founding Asesorías e Inversiones Benjamín in 1969 with $12 million inherited from his grandfather Benjamín Quiroga. The firm was based initially on Avellaneda avenue near Plaza Italia in Buenos Aires but moved to its current location on Avenida 9 de Julio in 1975. They are now headquartered at Avenida 9 de Julio Nº 514 (corner with Luis Street) in downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina’s most prominent financial district, with offices and trading floors for their various subsidiaries. Isidoro Quiroga has been described as a “financial wizard” who has made money in multiple markets throughout his career. He began by working in real estate and construction and then moved into insurance, banking, and oil production.
According to the Forbes Market Guide, Quiroga has an estimated net worth of $1.8 billion as of 2010.
In 2007 Quiroga was ranked among the top 100 most influential people in Argentina by “Forbes” magazine. He is also a member of the National Council for the Development and Integration of the Argentine Society, responsible for advising the president on social matters.