All You Need to Know About Tom Golisano, his Net Worth, his House, Private jet and his Laurel Yacht.
73 m (240 ft)
12 in 6 cabins
22 in 10 cabins
Donald Starkey Designs
US$ 75 million
Owner of the Yacht
US$ 3.8 billion9
November 14, 1941
Steven Golisano, Cynthia Golisano
Rochester, New York, USA
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Golisano is married to former tennis pro Monica Seles. Laurel was built for Charles Berwind.
He is the founder of Paychex. He is a billionaire and philanthropist. He ran for Governor of New York. He was born in November 1941. He is married to Monica Seles. He has 2 children with his ex-
Paychex is a provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing services. The company was founded by Golisano in 1971. With a start capital of just US$ 3,000.
The idea was to make payroll outsourcing easy and affordable for small businesses. The focus was one businesses with less than 100 employees. Paychex now has revenues of US$ 3.4 billion. And an operating income of US$ 1.2 billion. The company has 12,000 employees and no debt.
Golisano is former owner of the Buffalo Sabres hockey team. And of the Buffalo Bandits lacrosse team. He sold both to Terrence Pegula. Pegula is owner of the yacht Top Five.
His net worth is US$ 3.8 billion. Paychex is stock listed. But Golisano still owns 40 million shares (10% of the equity). These shares are worth USD 2.8 billion (US$ 70 each).
Golisano is an active philanthropist through his B. Thomas Golisano Foundation. Which he founded in 1985. Through the years Golisano and his foundation donated more than US$ 250 million.
He donated more than US$ 30 million to the Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. In total there are 3 hospitals supported by and named after Golisano.
Golisano is the owner of the Gulfstream G-
Golisano lives with his wife Monica Seles in a large house near Rochester, NY. We believe he also owns a property in Florida.
The yacht was built by Delta Marine in 2006. For long she was the largest private yacht built in the USA. Her original owner was Charles Berwind, who headed Berwin Corporation (active in coal mining). Berwind’s son James is the owner of the yacht Scout.
When Berwind died in 2010, his yacht was sold by his estate. Golisano spent US$ 50 million on the yacht. Laurel has a composite superstructure. The luxury yacht is powered by two Caterpillar engines. Her top speed is 18 knots. And her range 6,000 miles at 13 knots.
The boat is available for yacht charter. The yacht is not listed for sale.
The yacht Laurel can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 22. Her interior is designed by Donald Starkey. There is an observation room on the sun deck. And a sky lounge, a study and a large gym.
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