Billionaire Bren is secret owner of NY’s MetLife building

The owner of the MetLife Building, one of Manhattan’s most well-known skyscrapers, is not who most people think. California billionaire Donald Bren’s Irvine Co has built a 97.3 percent ownership stake in the 58-story tower in the past decade, said Dan Young, an executive vice-president at the closely held company. While Tishman Speyer is still the…