The Stryker Corporation figures prominently in Forbes Magazine's list of the world's billionaires.
Three heirs of the company's founder make the list. Jon Stryker of Kalamazoo is reported to be worth $1.3-billion. His two sisters are also worth more than $1-billion according to Forbes. Ronda Stryker of Portage is worth $2.8-billion and is the one member of the family still actively involved in the Stryker Corporation. Pat Stryker of Fort Collins, Colorado is worth $1.6-billion. The list also includes retired Stryker CEO John Brown of Portage who is worth $1.4-billion.
Forbes includes 12 billionaires from Michigan on its list.