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Ken Griffin Says Amazon Exit Damped His Interest in NYC Headquarters

  • Hedge fund manager mulled moving his main office from Chicago
  • Political climate in city is changing his thinking on a move
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Ken Griffin, Citadel CEO, talks about Amazon not coming to New York City.Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Billionaire Ken Griffin said he’s losing interest in bringing Citadel’s headquarters to New York City because of the political climate that spurred Amazon.com Inc. to abandon plans to build a mega-campus in Queens.

“Amazon opting out of New York is heartbreaking,” Griffin said Thursday in an interview with David Rubenstein on Bloomberg Television.