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Ken Griffin’s real estate: NYC apartment, Palm Beach, London, Chicago – Business Insider

Ken Griffin’s real estate: NYC apartment, Palm Beach, London, Chicago – Business Insider

Ken Griffin’s $238 million NYC penthouse is the most expensive home ever sold in the US.
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Billionaire hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin has been on a real-estate spending spree.In January, he purchased a $238 million NYC penthouse that’s now the most expensive home sale in the US.Then, in October, the New York Post reported that he purchased two more units on the building’s 20th floor.Griffin’s oher notable recent transactions include a $58.75 million purchase in Chicago, a $122 million London mansion, and a $99.13 million a home in Palm Beach. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Ken Griffin has been on a real-estate spending spree this year.In January, he dished out $238 million for a sprawling New York City apartment. The 23,000-square-foot penthouse unit at 220 Central Park South is the most expensive home ever sold in the US; it shattered the previous record, a $137 million Hamptons home purchased by Barry Rosenstein in 2014, by more than $100 million.Then, in October, the New York Post reported that Griffin dropped nearly $4 million on two more units on the building’s 20th floor.But that’s just the tip of the real estate iceberg.Read more: A $68 million Miami penthouse with 2 infinity pools could shatter Florida’s real-estate record. Here’s a look inside the sprawling apartmentJust days before news of his January NYC purchase was announced, news broke of Griffin’s $122 million mansion purchase in London. According to Bloomberg, the historic mansion is about a half-mile from Buckingham Palace. And, on January 11, the Chicago - reported that he dropped $58.75 million on four top-level floors in a Near North condo in Chicago.Another one of his recent purchases includes a $99.13 million on a home in Palm Beach that sits next door to his massive 17-acre oceanfront property — the largest estate in Palm Beach, according to the Palm Beach Daily News.Here’s a quick look at some of Griffin’s notable properties, in the US and beyond.

Ken Griffin is a hedge-fund manager whose net worth is an estimated $12.7 billion. That makes him the richest man in Illinois and one of the richest men in the world.

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Griffin is the CEO of Citadel, a hedge fund founded in 1990 that manages $30 billion in assets. He’s also well-known for his philanthropy — in August, for example, he donated $20 million to Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida — but currently, it’s his real-estate investments that are making the news.

CEO of Citadel Investment Group Kenneth Griffin
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In January, Griffin bought the penthouse apartment of 220 Central Park South. It’s the most expensive real estate transaction in the US.

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Then, in October, the New York Post reported that Griffin purchased two more units on the building’s 20th floor, totalling nearly $4 million.

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Source: New York Post

Just days prior to his January NYC purchase, news also broke of Griffin purchasing a $122 million London mansion at 3 Carlton Gardens. The Wall Street Journal reports that the purchase is one of the most expensive London has ever seen.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

Griffin also holds the record for the Chicago area’s priciest real-estate sale: According to the Chicago -, in November 2018, he bought four floors of luxury condo building No. 9 Walton for $58.75 million.

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Source: The Chicago -

His purchase encompasses floors 35 through 38 of No. 9 Walton.

The lobby of No. 9 Walton.
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Source: The Chicago -

Notably, Griffin’s Palm Beach property is just south of Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Club.

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Source: Palm Beach Daily News

But Griffin’s interest in Palm Beach doesn’t end there. The Palm Beach Daily News reported in September that, according to sources, the billionaire dropped $99.13 million on the house next door to his 17-acre property.

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Source: Palm Beach Daily News

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