Inside hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s £410million global property empire with stunning pads in New York, London and Hawaii

HEDGE FUND billionaire Ken Griffin is part of a consortium preparing to buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich.

The American, who owns a £410million global property empire, has teamed up with Chicago Cubs owner Thomas Ricketts in a bid to secure the west London club.

Griffin boasts luxurious estates in New York, London and Hawaii to name a few.

Below, we take a look inside the tycoon's exquisite pads located in different continents, countries and climates.

Central Park Penthouse in NYC – £182m

Griffin bought the most expensive home that has EVER been sold in the United States for around £182million ($238million).

Ken Griffin, the founder of Citadel, now owns a stunning penthouse condominium which overlooks Manhattan's Central Park.

He enjoys the top four floors of 220 Central park.

The breathtaking building has 70 floors and 116 residential units.

Award-winning architect Robert A.M Stern designed the property which boasts centralised air condition, an entire fitness centre, a spa and a huge outdoor pool lined with elegant lighting.

Residents have access to their own balconies, valet services, event rooms, a full attended lobby and a concierge on top.

And Griffin has some rich and famous neighbours, including Brit singer Sting and his wife Trudie Styler who have also bought a unit there.





Carlton Gardens in St James, London – £95m

The hedge fund tycoon snapped up a £95million mansion near Buckingham Palace.

The colossal 200-year-old Georgian home in central London boasts a gym, pool, and underground extension.

Griffin reportedly bought UK's priciest terraced home for a £30million discount.

But stamp duty reportedly set him back a whopping £14million for Britain's most expensive property since 2011.

The hose makes Griffin a neighbour to the Queen and means he shares a driveway with the foreign secretary.

Three Carlton Gardens is the latest in a string of homes bought by bachelor Griffin, 53, who is worth a reported £6.8billion.

The lavish estate once housed the private offices of Charles de Gaulle during World War II.






9 Walton Penthouse in Chicago – £45m

In November, Griffin paid a record £45million for the top four floors at 9 West Walton Street in Chicago.

Griffin, who settled a contentious divorce in 2015 with his second wife, Anne Dias Griffin, reportedly bought each floor individually, according to public records.

Griffin shelled out $21.7million for the 38th floor penthouse unit, by itself. He nabbed the 37th floor for $12.95 million, and the 36th floor for $12.13 million.

The 35th floor went for $12.5million, and included 7,100 feet of the total square footage.





Two properties in Hawaii – £23m

He also bought two exquisite estates in Hawaii's Kohanaiki community.

He paid £10million for one and £13million for the other.


Casa Apava in Palm Beach, Florida – £55m

The billionaire spent £54.6million on this luxurious resort-styled home in Florida.

He also spent £112.5million in the area as he bought three other properties close-by.

Winter resort in Aspen, Colorado – £10m

Griffin bought a skiing resort-styled estate for a flashy £10million.

The mansion is surrounded with snowed-up mountains and there are plenty of ski resorts nearby.

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