The annual Forbes 400 list of the 400 wealthiest people in the United States is out and eight live here in Connecticut.
The combined net worth of all 400 people is $2.4 trillion and their average net worth is $6 billion, which are both record highs, according to Forbes.
Ray Dalio, 67, of Greenwich, is the founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates and the wealthiest of the Connecticut residents. He comes in 25th with a net worth of 15.9 billion. The sources of his wealth are listed as self-made and hedge funds.
Sixty-year-old Steve Cohen, of Greenwich, is the founder of Point72 Asset Management and comes in 31st, with a net worth of $13 billion. The sources of his wealth are also listed as self-made and hedge funds.
The next wealthiest Connecticut resident is Paul Tudor Jones II, the founder of Tudor Investment Group. The 62-year-old Greenwich resident ties for 120th, with a net worth of $4.6 billion.
Next is 58-year-old Karen Pritzker, who inherited some of the Chicago-based Pritzker family fortune and has invested with her husband in public, as well as private companies. She lives in Branford and comes in 131st, with a net worth of $4.3 billion.
Stephen Mandel Jr., a 60-year-old Greenwich resident, is the founder of Lone Pine Capital, and the sources of his wealth are listed as self-made and hedge funds. He ties for 274th, with a net worth of $2.5 billion.
Peter Buck, co-founder of Subway, is 290th on the top 400 list. The story of the 85-year-old Danbury man is famous in Connecticut. In 1965, the physicist lent $1,000 to Fred DeLuca to open a sandwich shop and that investment has grown into the Subway chain. His net worth is now $2.4 billion.
Two Connecticut sisters tie for 374th.
Daitch, 53, lives in Old Lyme. Her net worth is $1.77 billion.
Stitzer, 56, lives in Greenwich, and chairs Waycrosse, the family investment company . Her net worth is $1.77 billion.
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