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Directory of single family offices from Illinois
Illinois is home of many different American single family offices. Chicago, Illinois’ most populated city, is one of the most important financial centers in the United States. Our list of Illinois-based SFOs is an excerpt of our unique database of American single family offices. The list helps to get in touch with relevant single family offices, the investment firms of high net worth families. Our customers include family offices, investment banks, funds, startups, real estate brokers as well as consultancies and service companies.
Many different data points: emails, net worth, investments, family background
We tailor our high quality single family office lists to the needs of our customers. The list includes a broad range of data points, from contact details (like general e-mail addresses, phone numbers, website, postal address) to executive details (if available: roles, LinkedIn profiles) to investment specifics (capital markets, private equity, real estate, venture capital) to exemplary investments.
Disclaimer: due to the secrecy of some family offices, we are sometimes not able to provide you with email addresses or other pieces of information. In case we don’t know the exact investment focus, the specific column is marked as n.a.
Why Illinois is home to so many single family offices
There are several reasons for more than 30 single family offices being located in Illinois. The Lake Michigan bordering state has many extremely wealthy counties. For example, Lake County, on the shores of Lake Michigan, is the 27th wealthiest county in the United States. Besides that, Illinois’ Chicago is the third most populated U.S. city – and a major financial and industrial center. Many major banks and investments firms have their headquarter in Chicago. Just to name a few: investment bank William Blair with $94BN assets under management, BMO Harris Bank or financial services company Northern Trust with $6BN assets under management.
Strong economy, dozens of billionaires, many family investment firms
Forbes counts 18 billionaires in Illinois in its richest list. Many of them are managing their fortune through own investment firms, so-called single family offices. The wealth’ of Illinois-based single family offices (and billionaires) is rooted in different sources. Ken Griffin from Chicago made its $11.7BN net worth through hedge funds, Sam Zell earned $5.5BN through real estate and private equity deals. Also the strong economy of Illinois’ created many wealthy families and single family offices. To give a few examples: Boeing (Chicago), Walgreens (Deerfield), Caterpillar (Deerfield) and AbbVie (North Chicago) are located in Illinois.
Investments of single family offices from Illinois
Many of the Illinois-based single family offices are pursuing a rather traditional investment style: