Ken Griffin Pays $240 Million For America's Most Expensive Home Ever Sold

Zero Hedge | 1/22/2019 | Staff
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After a contentious divorce, the typical American man of a certain age might buy a motorcycle or a convertible - or maybe start dating a younger more attractive woman. But Citadel founder Ken Griffin isn't your typical American man.

Days after reports about Griffin's purchase of a $122 million mansion - 3 Carlton Gardens -near Buckingham Palace (a famous mansion that was once home to Charles de Gaulle) - one of the most expensive purchases in the history of UK real estate - surfaced in the Guardian, the billionaire HFT pioneer's globe-trotting record-smashing luxury real-estate buying spree continued on Wednesday when he closed on a deal to buy the most expensive home ever sold in the US.

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Griffin signed a contract to buy the Central Park apartment in 2015. The seller and developer was Vornado Realty Trust, which was represented by Deborah Kern of the Corcoran Group. Griffin was represented by Tal and Oren Alexander of the Alexander team at Douglas Elliman.

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According to CNBC, Griffin paid $238 million for a New York penthouse overlooking Central Park. The apartment covers four floors of the new 79-story condo tower known as 220 Central Park...
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