He was also co-owner of the Buffalo Sabres hockey team and of the Buffalo Bandits lacrosse team.
Born "Blase Thomas Golisano" on November 14, 1941 in Irondequoit, New York, he is also a founding member of the Independence Party of New York.
Unfortunately, our educational system has not always kept pace,” said B. “It’s so important that we bring education in line with our needs, and up to date.
Rochester, NY--May 16, 2017--Al Sigl Community of Agencies, Autism Up and CP Rochester announced today that they are collaborating to build the new Golisano Autism Center Rochester, which will expand and enhance autism services to serve the more than 10,000 people diagnosed with autism in the Greater Rochester and surrounding areas.
The new Center will be named for philanthropist and Paychex and Golisano Foundation Chairman, Tom Golisano, who announced that he is making a matching challenge grant of .5 million to help build the Center.
The will be located on South Avenue near Science Parkway and will include shared program spaces, a sensory gym, classrooms, therapy rooms and more.
The total cost of construction for the 25,000 square foot building is million.
In June 2014, it was confirmed that Golisano is engaged to retired professional tennis star Monica Seles.