SWFL Residents Make Forbes List of America's Wealthiest People

BY September 29, 2015


Forbes magazine today released its annual list of America’s 400 wealthiest people, and Southwest Floridians were well represented. Among them:

  • Shahid Khan, founder of Flex-N-Gate auto parts maker and Jacksonville Jaguars owner. Net worth: $5.6 billion.
  • Reinhold Schmieding, founder of the Naples-based Arthrex. Net worth: $4.1 billion.
  • Richard Schulze, Best Buy founder. Net worth: $2.8 billion.
  • Tom Golisano, founder and chairman of Paychex payroll services. Net worth: $2.3 billion.

What do all these guys have in common? Forbes lists the source of their wealth as “self-made.” Talk about entrepreneurship!

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