J. Christopher Reyes was bornon 1953 in Hobe Sound, Florida, United States, is Co-Chairman, Reyes Holdings. J. Christopher Reyes is #445 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chris Reyes and his brother Jude co-chair Reyes Holdings, a $26.5 billion (sales) food and beverage distribution company. Reyes Beverage Group distributes 151 million cases of beer each year. The company started by their father with a small Schlitz beer distributor in South Carolina purchased for $740,000 in 1974. Divisions include food distributors Reinhardt Food and Martin Brower, beer distributor Reyes Beverage Group and bottler Great Lakes Coca-Cola. In May 2017, Reyes announced that its soda distribution business would be expanding into California and Nevada. Clients include Heineken, Lagunitas, McDonald's and Chick-Fil-A.
In 2010, he bought a house with 44 acres in Aspen, Colorado for $47
In April 1998, the firm expanded beyond beer distribution with the purchase of the Martin-Brower Company, a dedicated McDonald's distribution business operating primarily in the US
From 1994 to 2007, he donated $80,200 to the Illinois Republican Party and the Lake County Republican Party committees
Since 1976, Reyes Holdings has acquired more than 115 beer distribution operations
Joseph Christopher Reyes (born 1953) is the co-chairman, with his brother Jude Reyes, of Reyes Holdings, a beer and food distribution holding company, ranked by Forbes magazine in 2012 as the 14th largest privately held company in the United States