Peter Alfond

About Peter Alfond

Birth Day: May 17, 1952
Birth Place: United States
Died On: July 10, 2017(2017-07-10) (aged 65)\nWest Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Birth Sign: Gemini
Cause of death: Complications from malaria
Occupation: Investor, philanthropist
Spouse(s): Karen Benson (m. 1976; div. 1992)
Children: Rebekah Alfond, Sarah Alfond, Kyle Alfond, Deborah Alfond
Parent(s): Dorothy Levine Alfond Harold Alfond
Family: Susan Alfond (sister) Bill Alfond (brother) Ted Alfond (brother)

Peter Alfond Net Worth

Peter Alfond was bornon May 17, 1952 in United States. Peter Alfond (d. 2017) spent three decades as a senior executive of Dexter Shoe Company, the business his father founded in 1958. He owed his wealth to a smart trade: In 1993 his father, Harold Alfond, sold the company to Warren Buffett in exchange for a chunk of Berkshire Hathaway stock. The Alfonds made a fortune from the rising value of those shares. Peter spent more than 30 years at Dexter, including a stint as president of PanAm Shoe, the base of the company's Caribbean operations. A prominent philanthropist, in 1994 he founded the Peter Alfond Foundation, which supports education and healthcare causes in New England and the Caribbean. He also sat on the board of his father's Harold Alfond Foundation, which has donated millions to universities and hospitals across Maine.
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💰 Net worth: $1.4 Billion

2016 $1.1 Billion
2017 $1.4 Billion
2018 $1.4 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1958

Harold Alfond founded the Dexter Shoe Company in 1958 and sold it in 1995 for $433 million of Berkshire Hathaway stock.

2017

Peter Alfond died on July 10, 2017 of complications from malaria, which he had contracted on a trip to Africa. He was 65 years old.