With an $11 billion market cap as of July 11, 2018, and 863 stores operating under the Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and Bluemercury brands, Macy's (M) is one of the biggest and most legendary retailers in American history. 

The company's top three individual shareholder are all either current or former high ranking executives. 

Terry Lundgren

Terry Lundgren retired as the company's executive chair on January 31, 2018. Lundgren also served as the chair of Macy's, Inc. from January 2004 to March 2017 and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company from February 2003 to March 2017.

He started his retail career in 1975 with a department store chain called Bullock's and worked with Neiman Marcus in the 1980s before spending more than 36 years at Macy's.

According to the company's most recent proxy filing dated March 23, 2018, Lundgren is Macy's largest shareholder. He directly holds 284,760 shares and indirectly holds 159,671 shares and has an option to acquire 2.26 million more shares.

Karen M. Hoguet

Karen M. Hoguet has been the chief financial officer (CFO) of Macy's since 1997. She came to Macy's after leaving Boston Consulting Group in 1982. Hoguet joined Macy's as a senior consultant in marketing and long-range planning. 

Hoguet got her undergraduate degree from Brown University in 1978 and received her MBA from Harvard University in 1980. 

Directly holding 50,335 shares and indirectly holding 3,204 shares as of April 6, 2018, Hoguet is the second-largest shareholder of Macy's. She also has an option to acquire 442,780 more shares.

Jeffrey Gennette

Jeffrey Gennette is the chair of Macy's board of directors and chief executive officer, a position he has held since the retirement of former CEO Terry Lundgren in 2017. Gennette started his career with Macy's in 1983 as an executive trainee.

Gennette has since worked his way up to the top job over more than three decades. He graduated from Stanford University with an English degree. 

Gennette is the third-largest shareholder of the company, directly holding 99,053 shares and indirectly holding 3,642 shares as of April 12, 2018. He also has options to acquire 395,848 more shares.