Travis Hutson $7 million net worth is a family affair
All smiles: Travis Hutson was happy with the 2019 Session. Image via Colin Hackley.

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Hutson has been in the $7M range for years.

Sen. Travis Hutson made news over the weekend, when his family business was the leading June donor to Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ political committee.

“The most significant contribution – $100,000 – came from the St. Augustine-based Hutson Companies LLC. Hutson is seeking the GOP caucus’ support in a bid to become Senate President in 2022,” The News Service of Florida reported.

While $100,000 is serious lucre, the St. Johns County Republican’s 2018 financial disclosure reveals there’s plenty more capital in reserve should it be needed.

The Senator reported just over $7 million in net worth, with $5.6 million in the appropriately named Hutson Dynasty Trust.

While he makes under $90,000 a year, with just over $61,000 from Hutson Companies and the balance from the state of Florida, what’s clear is that prudent money management has served the Senator well.

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Hutson’s net worth has stayed relatively constant over the years, with variations being in the valuation from the Hutson Dynasty Trust.

In 2012, he reported just over $6.7 million. The 2013 filing and 2014 document saw him closer to $7 million. The 2016 document saw him over $7.2 million.

Hutson was first elected to the Senate in a 2015 Special Election. He won by nearly 40 percent, a coup given that he did not clear 50 percent in his 2012 House race.

While he certainly could face a Democrat in a general election, the Republican-plurality district does not set up well for a Democratic flip.

Hutson’s key opponent in the race for the Senate Presidency, Kathleen Passidomo, also has a net worth over $7 million.

Passidomo’s wealth is largely in a Naples home, valued at just over $3.4 million, and an investment portfolio valued in the same range.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


One comment

  • Frankie M.

    July 8, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    Another Republican who was born rich & will die rich. Alert the media.

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