Forbes list of billionaries includes heirs of Stryker founder, retired CEO

Mar 4, 2013

The Stryker Corporation figures prominently in Forbes Magazine's list of the world's billionaires.

Stryker Headquarters - file photo
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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.