Bill Zito

by John Max 31 Oct,2021
Bill Zito
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name William Francis Zito
  • Birth Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Famous Name Bill Zito
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Salary $1 Million
  • Position in Team General Manager
  • Current team Florida Panthers
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession ice hockey executive, sport agent
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Julie
  • Children Three

William Francis Zito, Jr. better known as Bill Zito is an American ice hockey executive, professional sports agent, and former attorney. Currently, he stands as general manager of the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, Bill Zito was born on 16th September 1964, under the star sign Virgo. The fifty-seven years old holds an American nationality and is of a White ethnic background. 

Early Life & Education

Grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Zito enrolled at the University School of Milwaukee and subsequently one year at Phillips Andover Academy. Then he attended Yale University, where he played on the varsity ice hockey team from 1984 to 1987. Upon graduation from Yale, he studies law at the University of Wisconsin.

Career (Sports Agent & Team Management)

After graduation from the University of Wisconsin, Zito practiced at law firms in New York and Chicago. Further with his close friend Maekus Lehto, Ziro came up with sports agency Acme World Sports in 1995.

Through the sports agency, Zito represented many NHL players including Tuukka Rask, Brian Rafalski, Tim Thomas, and Antti Niemi as well as several prominent professional ice hockey players in Europe. 

Acme World Sports was listed as the 8th highest-grossing hockey agency in the world in 2013. 

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In August 2013, Zito joined the management organization of the Columbus Blue Jackets. In June 2015, he became the general manager of the Cleveland Monsters, the Blue Jackets' affiliate club in the AHL. 

On 2nd September 2020, Zito was named the general manager of the Florida Panthers.

How Much Is Bill Zito's Net Worth In 2021?

As a general manager of the Florida Panthers of NHL, Bill Zito has an annual salary of $1 million. 

As a matter of fact, Bill Zito has been in the sports business since 1995.  He is a co-founder of Acme World Sports. 

As of 2021, his net worth is $5 million. 

Is Bill Zito Married? Know His Personal Life

Bill Ziro is a married man. He tied the knot with Julie. The couple together shares twin daughters Frankie and Gigi and son Billy.

Julie Zito was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2019. His sister, Maggy Schultz, died in January 2019 after having Hodgkin's disease, pancreatic cancer, and breast cancer. His mother, Priscilla Zito, had a second bout of pancreatic cancer in 2019.

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