Citadel CEO Ken Griffin revealed on Tuesday that he moved from Illinois to Florida after a senior colleague was robbed at gunpoint during a coffee run in Chicago, while another was attacked without provocation by a “random lunatic.”
Griffin — whose $30 billion net worth places him among the 50 richest men on the planet, according to data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index — began buying property and moving his personal fortune to Miami after voicing concerns about the lackluster business environment in Chicago. He later announced that Citadel, which manages $57 billion in assets, would likewise relocate to Florida.
During an interview with Bloomberg, Griffin said he finally decided to leave Chicago after two of his colleagues were assaulted in the Windy City. The former was