Billy Fuchillo was an American car dealer. He is best known as the owner of the Fuccillo Automotive Group. Billy Fucillo’s net worth at the time of his death is estimated to be around $100 million.
|Greenport, Suffolk County, New York
|June 18, 2021
Billy was born in 1957 in Greenport, Suffolk, New York. As for his education, he attended Syracuse University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1978. He also played football while in college.
After graduating from high school, he began working at various car dealerships. Fuccillo once said: “I had no job, I was broke and I needed to be kicked out of my apartment. The only job I could find was selling cars. I found it to be good.”
Billy Fuccillo Net Worth and Career
In 1981 he bought his first automobile wholesale business and in 1989 his business in Adams, south of Watertown, New York. He then expanded his business and acquired more and more resellers.
His Fucillo Automotive Group now has more than 25 locations in New York and Florida. Last year, he sold two car dealerships in Port Charlotte and Cape Coral to LMP Automotive Holdings.
Known for his brand “HUUUUUGGGE”, Billy is also known as a marketing genius. He could spend millions of dollars on billboards, newspapers, buses, airplanes, radio and television commercials. He once said that his biggest day as a car salesman was 1996, when he sold 514 cars in one day.
Personal life of Billy Fucillo
Billy was a married man. He was married to Cindy Fuccillo and they had a son together named Billy Fuccillo Jr. His son is now president of Fuccillo Automotive Group.
Billy’s primary residence was in Skaneateles, New York. He also owned houses in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Mexico, Buffalo, New York, Fort Lauderdale and many more. According to a Florida report, he sold his home for $2.5 million in Cape Coral, Florida. At the time of his death, he was living near Sarasota, Florida.
On June 18, 2021, Billy passed away at his home in Florida. After the stroke, he was in poor health for a long time.
Billy Fuccillo net worth
Billy Fuchillo’s personal fortune before his death is estimated to be around $100 million. He received most of this money when he owned Fuccillo Automotive Group. He also has more than 10 private homes in places including New York, Florida, Jamaica, and Mexico.