Florida entrepreneurs named among America's wealthiest
Forbes magazine today released its annual list of America’s 400 wealthiest people, and Southwest Floridians were well represented. Among them:
- Shahid Kahn, 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!
You can see the full list and extended coverage here: http://www.forbes.com/forbes-400/