Bill Comrie

William H. Comrie (born June 29, 1950[1]) is a Canadian businessman. He is the founder of The Brick, one of Canada's largest volume retailers of furniture, mattresses, appliances and home electronics. In 2009, Comrie's estimated personal net worth was $415 million. [2] Comrie is head of the Brick Group Income Fund.

Bill Comrie
Born (1950-06-29) June 29, 1950
NationalityCanadian
Known forFounding The Brick

Comrie was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta.[3]

He played with the Moose Jaw Canucks, a Chicago Blackhawks farm team, and later the Edmonton Oil Kings, but retired from hockey in 1968 to enter into the family furniture business following the death of his father Herb.[3]

In the spring of 2015, Comrie became a minority owner and limited partner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.[4]

Personal life

Comrie is the father of professional ice hockey players Mike, Paul, and Eric Comrie.[5]

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