Finally, some hardworking stiffs have gotten a break: Greg Skidmore, Brandon Lacoff, and Tim Davidson, three money managers who work for Belpointe in the hardscrabble town of Greenwich, Connecticut, just won a $254 million Powerball jackpot, the twelfth-largest in Connecticut history. The drawing took place on November 2, but the trio, perhaps a little embarrassed by the optics of the situation, didn't come forward until now.
They sat stoically at a conference table sipping bottled water as [the group's lawyer] Kurland answered questions, declining to describe the trio's relationship with one another, how they came to purchase a $1 ticket together or what they would do with the money, except to say that Connecticut charities would benefit from the windfall.
"From the first conversation I had with them, it was very philanthropic," he said. "Charities was definitely, probably No. 1 on their priority list."
As they were leaving the news conference, Skidmore stopped at the microphone to identify himself and his partners and said, "And it feels good," before leaving the room.
Just so you're clear.