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#11 J. Baxter Brinkmann


  • Living Area: 12,260 sq ft
  • Year Built: 1999
  • Land Value: $4,612,500
  • Noteworthy: Two fewer fireplaces (9) and one fewer wet bar (2) than he had in 2011
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Last year, his Brinkmann Corporation, manufacturer of outdoor living products, was issued a patent for, simply, “Grill.” Perhaps that’s the sort of savvy he used to buy one of the two houses owned by Charles Wyly’s widow, Dee, who lives across a lake from him. Now his impressive compound consists of three properties.