Wealthiest Man In Illinois Moves His Business From Chicago To Miami Amid Feud With Democratic Leadership

Wealthiest Man In Illinois Moves His Business From Chicago To Miami Amid Feud With Democratic Leadership


Ken Griffin of Citadel, a multibillion-dollar hedge fund, announced that he would move his company from Chicago, Illinois, to Miami, Florida.

“Chicago will continue to be important to the future of Citadel, as many of our colleagues have deep ties to Illinois,” Griffin wrote in a Thursday letter to his employees, per The Wall Street Journal. “Over the past year, however, many of our Chicago teams have asked to relocate to Miami, New York and our other offices around the world.”

Griffin — whose $29 billion net worth makes him the richest man in Illinois and places him within the 50 richest men on the planet, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index — has already moved to Florida. He hinted to The Wall Street Journal earlier this

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