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Report: Ken Griffin pays $200 million for condo

Report: Ken Griffin pays $200 million for condo

Billionaire Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive of Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, paid $200 million for three full floors of a luxury condo tower currently under construction in midtown Manhattan, according to a news account.

Griffin already owns several of the highest-priced condos ever purchased in Chicago history. Now the billionaire, going through a divorce, has set his sights on the Big Apple.

According to news accounts, Griffin's approximately $200 million purchase would give him three midlevel floors totaling more than 18,000 square feet in the 65-story building at 220 Central Park South, a 950-foot tower designed by architect Robert A.M. Stern that...