Bruce Toll made his money building luxury homes with his brother Robert and, with his wife Robbi, spends it on art. The couple has an impressive multi-focus collection that includes Elizabethan and Jacobean painting, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works, 20th-century sculpture, and American art. The Tolls are also active in the museum world. Bruce is a member of the board of trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Robbi has served on the board of trustees of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. They have also provided funds for art on display at the Barnes Foundation.

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Robbi and Bruce E. Toll

Palm Beach, Florida; Rydal, Pennsylvania

Source of wealth:
Luxury homes (Toll Brothers)

Collecting area:
Elizabethan and Jacobean painting; Impressionism; post-Impressionism; 20th-century sculpture and painting; American art

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Fun fact:

Bruce Toll has earned a reputation for being a hard-nosed business man. “He’s not going to beat around the bush. . . . He wants what he pays for,” Robert Morris, a sales manager for one of Toll’s companies, told the Philadelphia Inquirer.