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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