Bruce Toll, who is a resident of Florida, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the
University of Miami in 1965 and attended graduate school of business at the University of Miami in 1966.
In 1967 Bruce Toll co-founded Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL), which went public on the New York Stock Exchange on July 7, 1986 and is today the nation's premier builder of luxury homes. Mr. Toll served as President of the Company from 1967 until 1998, at which time he became Vice Chairman. He resigned as Vice Chairman in March of 2016. Toll Brothers has been honored with numerous awards, including Builder of the Year from Professional Builder Magazine, America's Best Builder from the National Association of Homebuilders and Builder Magazine, and the National Housing Quality Award from the National Association of Homebuilders. In 2017 Mr. Toll was inducted into the Builder Hall of Fame. The Company’s master-planned communities, golf courses, active living communities, and city living properties are located in 51 markets and 20 states across the U.S. and Toll Brothers has sold over 100,000
homes since its beginning in 1967.
Mr. Toll co-founded, served on the Board of Directors, and was the largest shareholder of UbiquiTel, Inc., a publicly traded company which provided Sprint PCS digital communication services to mid-size markets in the western and mid-western United States, until it was acquired by Sprint in 2006. He was also the largest investor and served on the Board of Directors of Fifth Street Capital, a business development corporation founded in 2000. In 2006 Philadelphia
Media Holdings LLC, of which he was Chairman, acquired the Philadelphia Inquirer. He resigned this position in August of 2009. Mr. Toll was the former Chairman and majority owner of Aquilent, a leading provider of web development and IT services to the federal government. Mr. Toll is the owner of BET Investments, Inc. BET and its affiliates own, develop, and manage over 7 million square feet of shopping centers, 2 million square feet of office properties and over 4,000 apartment units in 12 states. He is also the owner and operator of five automobile
agencies, Reedman-Toll Auto World in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, the largest automobile dealer in the country which sells Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram, Chevrolet, Fiat, and Subaru products; Reedman Toll of Downingtown, Pennsylvania which sells Honda and Subaru products; Reedman Toll of Exton, Pennsylvania which sells Chevrolet products; Reedman Toll of Jenkintown,
Pennsylvania, which sells Dodge/Jeep/Ram products; and Reedman Toll of Springfield, Pennsylvania which sells Dodge/Jeep/Ram, and Chevrolet products. He is also the Owner and Chairman of Puresyn Corp., a biotech company located in Malvern, Pennsylvania. In addition, Mr. Toll is the owner of BET Associates which is a mezzanine lender for various types of businesses.
Mr. Toll is also the lead investor in many private companies. As a board member of
these companies he helps guide strategic development to insure continued growth of shareholder value. Some of Mr. Toll’s current private equity investments include: Premier Kids Care, a provider of specialized pharmacy services pursuant to agreements with biotechnology drug manufacturers relating to the treatment of pediatric growth hormone deficiency; and Colonial Management Group, the second largest chain of outpatient substance abuse treatment centers in
the U.S. Colonial uses methadone to help drug-dependent individuals overcome their addiction to heroin, opium and opiate-based prescription medications. Mr. Toll is also the Chairman of Lehigh Natural Resources, the largest anthracite coal mine in Pennsylvania. In addition, Mr. Toll is a partner in Sidney Kimmel Entertainment which produces movies.
Mr. Toll served on the Chairman’s Advisory Board of the Ben Franklin Technology
Center of Southeastern Pennsylvania; he is a Member and the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Abington Memorial Hospital; he is a Member of the Executive Board of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; he is an Honorary Trustee of the Barnes Foundation; and he also served on the Boards of Beth Sholom Synagogue, the University of Miami, and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Mr. Toll is also the Founder and President of the Abington Township Industrial and
Commercial Development Authority. He is a former member of the Young Presidents'
Organization and a current member of the World Presidents' Organization and Chief Executives Organization. He is also a former member of the Board of the Pennsylvania Nursing Home Loan Agency, the Board of Directors of Philmont Country Club, the Board of Directors of the Foundation of the Philadelphia Heart Institute, the Fannie Mae Housing Impact Advisory Council, and the Board of the Homebuilders Association of Bucks/Montgomery Counties.