Toll Brothers is honoring the life of Robert I. Toll, the company’s Co-Founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, after his recent passing at the age of 81. Bob Toll is remembered as a revered leader and philanthropist whose expertise helped to establish Toll Brothers as one of the industry’s most successful luxury home builders.
Under his leadership, Toll Brothers has been named #1 World’s Most Admired Home Builder in FORTUNE magazine seven times as well as Builder of the Year by BUILDER magazine and the first two-time recipient of Builder of the Year from Professional Builder magazine. As Co-Founder, Bob was named CEO of the Year by BUILDER magazine, Top CEO three times by Institutional Investor magazine, and was twice named to Barron’s List of The World’s 30 Most Respected CEOs, according to Toll Brothers in a recent press release.
"We are heartbroken by the passing of our founder, mentor, and dear friend,” said Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Toll Brothers. “All of us who were lucky enough to spend time with Bob have been forever impacted by his huge heart, unique sense of humor, zest for life, and profound intelligence. Bob was a brilliant strategist and an incredible teacher and advisor. His lessons have been indelibly etched over the past half century in the minds of the entire Toll Brothers team and many of the industry’s current and future leaders.”
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