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Thomas Sinnickson Gayner net worth and biography

Thomas Gayner Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Markel
Thomas S. Gayner serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was President and Chief Investment Officer from May 2010-December 2015; Director, Cable One, Inc., Colfax Corporation, Davis Series Mutual Funds and Graham Holdings Company. Mr. Gayner also serves on the board of the non-profit entity the Community Foundation of Richmond, and he is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System. Prior to joining the Company in 1990, Mr. Gayner was a certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and a Vice President of Davenport & Company of Virginia. Mr. Gayner brings executive management experience, in-depth knowledge of the Company and insight into the Company’s strategic investment opportunities to the Board and its deliberations.

What is Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Thomas Sinnickson Gayner is at least $5.95 million as of September 16th, 2022. Mr. Gayner owns 5,500 shares of Markel stock worth more than $5,948,690 as of September 28th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Gayner may own. Additionally, Mr. Gayner receives an annual salary of $2,260,000.00 as CEO at Markel. Learn More about Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's net worth.

How old is Thomas Sinnickson Gayner?

Mr. Gayner is currently 61 years old. There are 6 older executives and no younger executives at Markel. Learn More on Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's age.

What is Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's salary?

As the CEO of Markel Co., Mr. Gayner earns $2,260,000.00 per year. Learn More on Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's salary.

How do I contact Thomas Sinnickson Gayner?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Gayner and other Markel executives is 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY, GLEN ALLEN VA, 23060. Markel can also be reached via phone at (804) 747-0136 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's contact information.

Has Thomas Sinnickson Gayner been buying or selling shares of Markel?

During the last ninety days, Thomas Sinnickson Gayner has bought $60,123.00 in shares of Markel stock. Most recently, on Thursday, August 4th, Thomas Sinnickson Gayner bought 50 shares of Markel stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $1,202.46 per share, with a total value of $60,123.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 42,077 shares of the company's stock, valued at $50,595,909.42. Learn More on Thomas Sinnickson Gayner's trading history.

Who are Markel's active insiders?

Markel's insider roster includes Thomas Gayner (CEO), Stewart Kasen (Director), Anthony Markel (Director), Steven Markel (Vice Chairman), A. Puckett (Director), Richard Whitt, III (CEO), and Debora Wilson (Director). Learn More on Markel's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Markel?

In the last year, Markel insiders bought shares 7 times. They purchased a total of 414 shares worth more than $522,238.38. In the last year, insiders at the insurance provider sold shares 7 times. They sold a total of 7,815 shares worth more than $10,718,127.20. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 23rd when Director A. Lynne Puckett bought 83 shares worth more than $100,750.38. Insiders at Markel own 1.7 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Markel.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/23/2022.

Thomas Sinnickson Gayner Insider Trading History at Markel

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/4/2022Buy50$1,202.46$60,123.0042,077View SEC Filing Icon  
5/9/2022Buy50$1,306.00$65,300.0042,027View SEC Filing Icon  
11/22/2021Buy25$1,251.30$31,282.50View SEC Filing Icon  
2/16/2016Sell5,000$826.03$4,130,150.0034,522View SEC Filing Icon  
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Thomas Sinnickson Gayner Buying and Selling Activity at Markel

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Markel Company Overview

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Markel Corporation, a diverse financial holding company, markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States, Bermuda, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Its Insurance segment offers general and professional liability, personal lines, marine and energy, specialty programs, and workers' compensation insurance products; and property coverages that include fire, allied lines, and other specialized property coverages, including catastrophe-exposed property risks, such as earthquake and wind. This segment also offers credit and surety products, and collateral protection insurance products. The company's Reinsurance segment offers transaction, healthcare, and environmental impairment liability; and specialty treaty reinsurance products comprising structured and whole turnover credit, political risk, mortgage and contract, and commercial surety reinsurance programs. Its Markel Ventures segment provides equipment used in baking systems and food processing; portable dredges; over-the-road car haulers and transportation equipment; and laminated oak and composite wood flooring, tube and tank trailers, as well as ornamental plants and residential homes, handbags, and architectural products. This segment also provides consulting, and other types of services to businesses and consumers, including distribution of exterior building products, crane rental, fire protection, and life safety services, management and technology consulting, and retail intelligence services. The company's Other segment provides healthcare, leasing and investment services, as well as operates as an insurance and investment fund manager offering a range of investment products, including insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps, and weather derivatives; and program services. it also manages funds with third parties. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is based in Glen Allen, Virginia.
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Now: $1,081.58
Low: $1,067.60
High: $1,083.59

50 Day Range

MA: $1,214.05
Low: $1,069.89
High: $1,297.40

2 Week Range

Now: $1,081.58
Low: $1,064.09
High: $1,519.24


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Market Capitalization

$14.63 billion

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