Mansion of Ken Griffin’s ex-wife hits market after $10M July sale

The home would net a $500,000 loss for the seller if it goes at its new listing price

2026 N Mohawk St, Chicago (Zillow, Getty)
2026 N Mohawk St, Chicago (Zillow, Getty)

A Lincoln Park mansion with ties to billionaire Ken Griffin’s ex-wife is back on the market three months after its last sale — for $500,000 less than the price it just snagged.

The property is seeking $9.5 million, a drop from when it last sold for $10 million on July 12, which marked the neighborhood’s priciest deal so far this year, according to Cook County records. It was respectively bought and sold by limited liability companies Mohawk Partners II and Mohawk Partners.

The home has long been the residence of Anne Dias, the philanthropist, investor and ex-wife of Griffin. Yet its owners are not clear from public records since the property changed hands in July, and the home was previously purchased by an LLC for $8.35 million in February 2016. The couple divorced in 2015.

The July deal was an apparent off-market transaction, and the brokers weren’t disclosed, so the fact it’s for sale again so quickly shows it could have remained in the family with the last deal.

Emily Sachs Wong with @properties Christie’s International Real Estate and Susan Miner of Premier Relocation are representing the seller. Miner is also representing the listing for Ken Griffin’s Park Tower penthouse.

Sachs Wong said she and Miner were not involved in the previous transaction in July, and so are unable to comment on the timing of the listing.

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“The seller is offering this fantastic home for sale in a market at a great price with very little similar inventory,” she said.

It’s unclear why the home is seeking $500,000 less than its July sale price. Before this home’s July sale, the last deal for a Lincoln Park home for more than $10 million came in December, when an 8,000-square-foot home on North Burling Street fetched $12.5 million.

Dias is the CEO of New York City-based Aragon Global Management, which she founded in 2001.

Griffin, the CEO of hedge fund Citadel, announced in June that he was relocating the firm to Miami in light of Chicago’s issues with crime. In July, he listed his two full-floor penthouse condominiums in Park Tower on Michigan Avenue. The 66th- and 67th-floor units are asking $13.25 million and $15.75 million, respectively.

Griffin listed four high-priced condos earlier this year as well, and one of those has found a buyer. The five-bedroom 7,400-square-foot condo unit on the 37th floor of the Waldorf Astoria was listed for $11.5 million. It’s unknown whether the deal will close at that price, which would mark a loss from the $13.3 million Griffin bought it for in 2014.

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