William Duker was the owner of the sailing yacht Sybaris and the Feadship motor yacht Rasselas. He sold Sybaris in 2018. Who is William Duker? He used to be a New York lawyer, who founded Amici LLC.
Amici was a litigation support company active in e-
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Amici also provided consulting services. Assisting attorneys in the discovery process. In 2006 Amici was sold to Xerox for $ 175 million. The activities are now known as Xerox Litigation Services.
His yacht was build at Perini Navi. It was delivered in 2016. It’s one of the largest Perini Navi yachts. The yacht can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 11.
The yacht is designed by Philippe Briand. And her interior is designed by PH Design from Miami. At the 2017 World Superyacht Awards, the yacht was named ‘Sailing Yacht of the Year’. She also won the category for ‘Sailing Yachts 40m and Above’.
Sybaris was listed for sale. Her owner was asking EUR 88 million or (around) US$ 100 million. She was sold in 2018.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
Rasselas has an interior designed by John Munford. She can accommodate 12 guests. Rasselas is powered by two Caterpillar engines. Which give her a top speed of 16 knots. Her range is 5,000 nautical miles.
Bill and his wife Sharon live in a large 700 acre estate in the state of NY.
They also owned a Miami Beach penthouse. Which they listed for sale for US$ 65 million. And they own a penthouse in New York City. Which he bought in the 1990’s for US$ 30 million.
We estimated the net worth of Bill Duker at least at US$ 300 million. This amount is based on the yachts and real estate he owns and owned. It may be much more.
Duker reportedly earned US$ 5 million per year as a Manhattan attorney in the 1990s. He was the founder of a company named Duker and Barrett.
His firm was hired by the federal governme. To seek damages from junk-
Duker was later charged with defrauding the government by inflating his bills by $1.4 million. In 1997, he pleaded guilty and was disbarred. He served 16 months of a 33-
Bill and his wife Sharon are active philanthropists. Through their Bernard and Millie Children's Foundation. The foundation is named in honor of Bill’s parents.
In 2014 they donated US$ 25 million to the Albany Medical Center. To create the Bernard and Millie Duker Children's Hospital.
They also donated US$ 10 million to Albany University to support student athletes. The university’s football stadium was named Tom & Mary Casey Stadium. Iin honor of Sharon (Casey) Duker’ parents.
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