Five people with ties to Western New York appear on the latest Forbes list of the richest people in America.
Warren Buffett, 82, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and The Buffalo News, is ranked No. 2, with a net worth of $46 billion. He is behind Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, with $66 billion.
Terrance Pegula, 61, former owner of East Resources and the owner of the Buffalo Sabres, is No. 132, with $3 billion.
Jeremy Jacobs, 72, chairman of Delaware North Cos. and owner of the Boston Bruins, is No. 151, with a net worth of $2.7 billion.
Robert E. Rich Jr., 71, chairman of Rich Products, is No. 190 on the list, with $2.4 billion.
Tom Golisano, 70, chairman of Rochester-based Paychex and former Sabres owner, is No. 298 on the list with $1.6 billion.