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Real estate tycoon Tony Pomerleau dies

BURLINGTON — Real estate tycoon and philanthropist Antonio Pomerleau has ... The jovial, sharp-eyed developer, known as Tony, built one of the largest personal fortunes in Vermont history, which he pegged at more than $100 million. He also gave away ...

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“Tony had an enormous impact on Burlington, both as a business person who pursued substantial ventures and made major investments here, and as a philanthropist whose remarkable generosity benefited our Burlington Police Department, as well as local organizations and institutions too numerous to nameI always admired Tony’s love of family, and enjoyed hearing about Rita and their childrenAnd Tony created an even bigger family through pursuing one of his greatest passions – providing opportunities to Burlington’s childrenThanks to Tony, generations of Burlingtonians will grow up with greater access to after school and recreational activitiesI am honored to have worked with Tony many times over the years as Mayor, and I will miss him very much.”Funeral plans will be announced on SaturdayShare Tweet Share Email If you read us, please support us.Filed under:People & PlacesTags: Tony Pomerleau Report an Error Upload a DocumentTip Drop About MarkMark Johnson is a senior editor and reporter for VTDiggerHe covered crime and politics for the Burlington Free Press before a 25-year run as the host of the Mark Johnson Show radio program on WKDR and WDEV.Email: [email protected]Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkJohnsonVTDLatest stories by MarkReal estate tycoon Tony Pomerleau diesScott takes blame for $20 million mistake in budget addressChristine Hallquist plans race for governor as DemocratView all stories by Mark JohnsonRecent StoriesPolitics

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