Eric Lefkofsky (Chairman and co-founder of Groupon) together with his wife, Elizabeth, disposed of their longtime house on Wednesday. Their house is one of a kind as it is a six-bedroomed mansion with a square foot size of 11,029. They sold the house for a whopping $5.175 million.
Eric co-founded Inner Working, Chicago based firm, in the year 2001 and also founded other companies before Groupon was born. Groupon’s initial name was ThePoint.com way in the year 2007. Eric was the Chief Executive Officer of Groupon until the year 2015. Eric stepped back the CEO’s role and took his former Chairman role at Groupon.
Eric and his wife, in the year 2014, paid $19.5 through Delaware Company to get a vintage 15,800square foot sized mansion on Lake Michigan, Glencoe. This purchase made Eric’s longtime properties in Glencoe expendable. In 2015, Eric and his wife first marketed their estate a pocket-listing and not under real estate listing service for $6.45 million. 1n 2016, they put the property on a public list at a price of $6.49 million. Over the following months, they reduced that asking price to $5.9 million.
According to Glencoe standards, the Lefkofskys have assembled their estate over the years, and they term the estate as quite large. The family bought a 1.56-acre estate in the year 2003 and paid $1.525 million. The estate is where their six bedroom size mansion sits which they built in the year 2008. Some of the distinct features of the villa are two half baths, nine full baths, an open floor plan, an indoor spa, a sports court, a movie theatre, an exercise room, and a two-story library.
About Eric Lefkofsky
Eric is the Chief Executive Officer and also Co-Founder of Tempus. Tempus is a technology firm which has built a great operating system to fight cancer. Also, Eric is the founding partner at Lightbank which is a venture fund that invests in disruptive technologies.
In 2006 Eric and his wife Elizabeth established a charitable organization named Lefkofsky Family Foundation. Lefkofsky also serves in Lurie Children Hospital which is based in Chicago as a Trustee. Also, Eric works in the University of Chicago as an adjunct professor. Eric Lefkofsky is a graduate from the University of Michigan.