Real Name: Unknown
Status: Genius level human.
Occupation: Inventor, investor
Abilities: Ability to create technological constructs several centuries more advanced than modern technology. Expert strategist and seemingly able to predict the actions of any individual.
Known history: Little is known about the Benefactor, he doesn't wish to take an active role in the events taking place in Opal City, but creates robotic minions, gadgets and weapons which he then allows to fall into the hands of others to protect the city for him. He allegedly has been doing this for several years, though few can prove this. What his agenda is no one can say, but it is believed by most people to be altruistic.
His most famous creation is the Tin-Man, a futuristic robot guardian who defends the city from criminal elements.
Weakness: his appears to be confined to a robot chair which he uses to both get around his penthouse head quarters and create his mechanical creations. Out of the chair he is crippled and unable to walk.
Weapons: His chair comes equipped with a range of short range, non-lethal, devices to protect him from anyone getting close enough to cause him harm.