Sandeep Mathrani, 54, the chief executive officer of General Growth Properties, met the President-elect at the Trump Towers in New York on Monday.
The presidential transition team, except for announcing the scheduled meeting, did not issue a readout of the meeting Trump had with Mathrani, real estate executive from Chicago, the hometown of outgoing President Barack Obama.
Local media reports speculated that Mathrani could join Trump administration.
Mathrani joined General Growth in 2011.
With a market capitalisation of nearly $23 billion, General Growth is the second-biggest mall owner in the country.
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