GREENWICH, Conn. – Connecticut is home to 11 billionaires, including eight who reside in Greenwich, according to the annual billionaire list published by Forbes.
Ray Dalio, hedge fund manager, founder of Bridgewater Associates and Greenwich resident, topped the list of billionaires in Connecticut with a net worth of $12.5 billion. He is the 28th-richest person in the United States and the 76th-richest person in the world, according to the published list.
Steve Cohen, founder of SAC Capital Advisors, is the second-richest billionaire in Greenwich with a net worth of $9.3 billion. Cohen is the 41st-richest person in the United States.
Interactive Brokers founder Thomas Peterffy is the third-richest Greenwich resident, with a net worth of $5 billion. Paul Tudor Jones, II, founder of Tudor Investment Company is fourth in Greenwich with a net worth of $3.6 billion.
Stephen Mandel, Jr., founder of Lone Pine Capital, has a net worth of $1.9 billion. Mario Gabelli, founder of Gamco Investors, has a net worth of $1.2 billion.
C. Dean Metropoulos, owner of Metropolous & Co. and one-half of the investment team trying to save Hostess snack cakes, is Greenwich's 10th billionaire with a net worth of $1.2 billion.
Rounding out Greenwich's billionaires is William Macaulay, founder energy-focused private equity giant First Reserve, with a net worth of $1.1 billion.
Danbury's Peter Buck, co-founder of the Subway sandwich shop chain, is the sixth-richest Connecticut resident with a net worth of $2.6 billion.
Darien's Richard Chilton, Jr., founder of Chilton Investment Company is Connecticut's eighth-richest resident with a net worth of $1.2 billion.
Karen Pritzker, heiress to the Hyatt hotel chain fortune, is a Hamden resident and the fifth-richest Connecticut resident with a net worth of $3.2 billion.
See Forbes' full list of billionaires here.
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