James C. Justice II

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James "Jim" C. Justice II is the CEO of the James C. Justice Companies.[1] Justice bought The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia in 2009 when it was facing bankruptcy. Besides The Greenbrier, the Justice family has owned or developed other large recreational properties. According to Marshall University’s website, where Jim Justice received his undergraduate and MBA degrees, the family developed the Stoney Brook Plantation, a 15,000-acre hunting and fishing preserve in West Virginia’s Monroe County.[2] In 2012, Wintergreen Resort announced that it had been sold to the Justice family.[3] The Albemarle Conservation Easement Authority accepted a conservation easement in July 2019. [4] This came after he agreed to pay over $400,000 in back taxes.


Forbes Magazine has estimated that Justice's net worth is $1.2 billion.


  1. Web. As local land holdings grow, Jim Justice shares plan for string of retreats, Graelyn Brashear, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, June 12, 2012, retrieved June 12, 2012. Print. June 12, 2012 , 24.24, .
  2. Web. West Virginia company buys 4,500 acres in Albemarle near Ash Lawn-Highland and Monticello, Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow News Center, Charlottesville Tomorrow, 5 Dec 2010, retrieved August 24, 2012.
  3. Web. Wintergreen Resort Sold to James C. Justice, Newsplex, 25 May 2012, retrieved 25 June 2012.
  4. Web. WV Governor's land in Albemarle set aside for conservation, News Staff, News Article, CBS19, July 12, 2019, retrieved July 13, 2019.