The “Joey of Tamarac” Trust fund

Last week the New York Times ran a story (read it here) about the ups and downs of managing a family trust and delved into the nuts and bolts of giving away millions of dollars to worthy causes.

It, also, discussed the “realities” that abound when family members are involved in the “family business.”

We asked our Joey Reynolds to weigh in on this and here’s what he had to say…

By Joey Reynolds,, Sept 13, 2015 – When you think of a trust fund, you think tens of thousands, if not millions, of dollars. So I called my kids to tell them about the trust I set up. Now they’re not talking to me!

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Joey Reynolds is the pseudonym of Joey Pinto, host of the U.S. radio program The Joey Reynolds Show via the WOR Radio Network.[1] Reynolds' broadcasting career started on TV- in Buffalo at WGR TV 2 his first radio job was WWOL in Buffalo with Dick Purtan then WKWK,Wheeling,WV after that he continued at several venerable stations, including WKBW in Buffalo, New York, WHTZ and WNBC in New York City, KQV in Pittsburgh, KMPC and KRTH in Los Angeles, WDRC in Hartford, WIXY in Cleveland, and WIBG and WFIL in Philadelphia. He rose to fame as a Top 40 radio personality during the 1960s and 1970s, amassing huge audiences in places such as Hartford, Connecticut, Cleveland, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, and his hometown of Buffalo, New York. Reynolds is often regarded as the originator of "shock talk radio", whose sometimes outlandish on and off-air stunts garnered widespread publicity. (The Four Seasons even produced a special radio jingle for the introduction of his daily radio show). He was the focus of a two-part series on The Oprah Winfrey Show concerning talk radio personalities, on which more than a dozen of Reynolds' media peers paid tribute to him. Moreover, he has been invited to speak about entertainment media at several radio industry conferences.