(NEW YORK, NY)— Hedge fund manager and billionaire Ken Griffin recently expanded his real estate empire by purchasing a $99.13 million home in Palm Beach. Griffin recently purchased another estate in Palm Beach for $85 million. His newest home sits on 60 Blossom Way at 27,000 square feet, it’s labeled the second most expensive sale that has taken place in Palm Beach.
This property, built in 2000 was decorated and designed by architect Peter Marino. Marino is known for his modern luxury and has recently completed projects such as The Getty adjacent to the High Line and Bulgari flagships on 57th street in NYC. Griffin’s Palm Beach mansion designed by Marino includes a Polynesian and Balinese style and sits on 3.5 acres.
Ken currently owns America’s priciest home, but the total cost of his properties expanding across the world average out to more than $700 million. He owns properties in New York, Florida, Chicago, and London.
In 2015, Griffin bought two condos in the Faena House in Miami for $60 million, these included a 5-bedroom penthouse, three-bedroom condo, and a private pool. His 2017 purchases included his first Palm Beach property for $85 million containing eight acres and waterfront access, while his $58.75 million Chicago condo included four floors and was the priciest home in Chicago ever recorded. He bought a record-breaking $238 million quadplex in 220 Central Park South this billionaire bunker spreads across four floors and has a whopping 23,090 square feet. Not only did Griffin buy this luxury home in January of 2019, but he also purchased a $122 million London home near Buckingham Palace.
The reason for his real estate “shopping spree” is solidified but several resources told the Post that it could simply be because “he can” or for a personal reason such as his ability to impress women after becoming a bachelor in 2015.