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What $17 billion can get you

With a net worth of $17.2 billion, Fidelity Investments’ Abigail Johnson is by far the wealthiest person in Massachusetts, and number 23 on Forbes’s list of the 400 richest Americans. That’s a lot of mutual fund fees.

Johnson, who now runs Fidelity Financial Services, is the likely successor to her father, Edward “Ned” Johnson III. At 83, Johnson remains the Boston company’s chief executive, scraping by on a mere $9.3 billion.

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