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Chicago’s real estate elite

Former Chicago Bear Jerry Azumas has listed his River North town home. (Chicago Tribune)
Better Government Association CEO Andy Shaw sold his eight-bedroom Lincoln Park mansion for $2.1 million. (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Blackhawks player Niklas Hjalmarsson listed his four-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot town house in River West for $1.7 million. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Veteran lobbyist William Filan paid $2.37 million for a six-bedroom, 6,000-square-foot brick house in west Lakeview. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)
Retired Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster deeded a house in Lakeview to his ex-wife. The couple had paid $2.69 million in 2008 for it. (LUIS GOMEZ)
Jason Hammel, a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, has paid more than $2 million for a two-story house on the North Side. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly sold his six-bedroom, 5,400-square-foot house just west of Wrigley Field for $1.835 million. (Jared Wickerham, Getty Images)
The Chicagoan, the 37-story, 221-unit apartment tower at 750 N. Rush St., has been sold to Planned Property Management for a reported $104 million. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Bears center Mike Pyle, who was the center and captain of the Bears’ 1963 NFL championship team, and his wife, Candy, have a contract to sell their three-bedroom, ranch-style house in Glenview. It’s been on the market for $739,000. (Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis has sold his three-bedroom half-duplex in Mundelein for $205,000. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
A three-bedroom, 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor had once owned was sold by his son for $1.05 million. (Chicago Tribune)
A 32nd-floor, 9,300-square-foot unit that has been featured in “Chicago P.D.” and “Empire” on television is listed for sale at $12.9 million. (Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune)
Retired Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood placed a five-bedroom, Beaux Arts-style mansion in Lincoln Park on the market for $3.595 million. (Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune)
Citadel founder and billionaire Ken Griffin, Illinois’ richest man, has slimmed his residential property portfolio by one, fetching $1.3 million Feb. 13 for a three-bedroom, 2,494-square-foot condo that he long had owned in the Four Seasons hotel building on North Michigan Avenue.  (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte last week listed his five-bedroom, 6,062-square-foot mansion in north suburban Mettawa for $1.6 million. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman has found a buyer for his six-bedroom, 5,200-square-foot mansion in Winnetka, which is listed for $3.5 million. (John J. Kim, Chicago Tribune)
Listed for $13.9 million, the 12,000-square-foot triplex is nearing his 2006 purchase price of $12 million, a far cry from the $24.7 he sought in 2011. (Kevin Winter, Getty Images)
Invenergy President and CEO Michael Polsky sold a second downtown penthouse, a three-bedroom unit on the 27th floor of a River North tower, for $1.9 million. (Riccardo S. Savi, Getty Images)
Architect Lucien Lagrange, who has designed residential real estate projects in downtown Chicago, has paid $355,000 for a loft condo in River North. (Anthony Robert La Penna, Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has paid more than $4 million for a five-bedroom, 9,000-square-foot mansion in River North. (Armando L. Sanchez, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Bulls guard Ben Gordon has sold his three-bedroom, 2,400-square-foot town house in Northbrook for just over $417,000. (John Raoux, AP)
Restaurateur Jerry Kleiner sold his four-bedroom, 9,400-square-foot West Town home for $2.35 million nearly four years after listing it. (Wes Pope, Chicago Tribune)
The two-bedroom, 2,964-square-foot contemporary-style house in Old Town that was the longtime home of Dawn Clark Netsch, the late attorney and onetime Illinois state senator, state comptroller and 1994 gubernatorial candidate, sold in December 2014 for $1.65 million. (John Austad, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Blackhawks goalkeeper Cristobal Huet sold his massive condo in a 60-story River North high-rise for $2.2 million in December 2014. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Steve Wilkos, onetime Chicago cop and national daytime talk show host, sold his two-story, Prairie-style house in Park Ridge for $750,000. ()
Billionaire Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive of hedge fund Citadel, recently paid $13.3 million for a 37th-floor, full-floor condominium unit in the Waldorf Astoria building on the Gold Coast. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)
Former professional racing cyclist Christian Vande Velde has listed his five-bedroom, 8,000-square-foot ranch-style house in Lemont for $950,000. (Mark Schiefelbein, Associated Press)
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Rashied Davis has paid $670,000 for a four-bedroom, 2,862-square-foot house in Libertyville. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Sun-Times film critic Richard Roeper sold his three-bedroom, 2,600-square-foot duplex penthouse condo in River North for $1.395 million. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)
Sanjay Shah, founder and CEO of Vistex, Inc., Monday Dec. 8, 2014 in the 14000-square-foot penthouse atop the Trump International Hotel & Tower he recently purchased. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune) (Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune)
The English-style, east Hinsdale mansion that boasts the “Batman pool” sold in October for $1.795 million. (Google Earth Pro)
Retired race car driver Bobby Rahal, who won the 1986 Indianapolis 500, sold his Lincoln Park mansion for $3.4 million. (Rick Dole, Getty Images)
Former Chicago Bears cornerback Nathan Vasher has sold his five-bedroom, Tudor-style house in Mundelein for $340,000. (Getty Images, Getty Images)
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews paid more than $3.5 million for a 6,000-square-foot mansion on Chicago’s North Side. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune)
Frank Thomas¿ 41-room, 25,000-square-foot contemporary-style mansion in Oak Brook built in the 1990s sold for $2.71 million. (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune)
Richard Marx listed his nine-bedroom, 29,475-square-foot, David Adler-designed mansion on Lake Michigan in Lake Bluff for $18 million. (Charles Osgood, Chicago Tribune)
A two-bedroom Lakeview town house once owned by former WGN-Ch. 9 news anchor Allison Payne has been listed for $549,500. (Chicago Tribune)
Cubs pregame, postgame analyst Todd Hollandsworth sold his five-bedroom, 7,012-square-foot mansion in Inverness for $1.49 million. (Chris Walker)
Noted attorney Ted Tetzlaff lists nine-bedroom, 15,000-square-foot Theurer-Wrigley mansion in Lincoln Park for $8.695 million. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell sold his five-bedroom Lincoln Park mansion for $2.8 million. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
A home once owned by former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and head coach Trent Yawney has been listed for $899,000 (Andy Marlin)
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has signed a deal to sell his $2.3 M three-bedroom Lakeshore East condominium unit to an unidentified buyer after it was on the market for less than five days. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune)
The Oak Brook home built by Chicago White Sox Hall of Famer Frank Thomas in the 1990s is back on the market for $2,499,900. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)
Retired NBA star Quentin Richardson sold his five-bedroom, 10,900-square-foot mansion in Palos Heights for $800,000. (Hector Gabino / McClatchy-Tribune)
Doris Christopher, founder of the Addison-based Pampered Chef kitchenware company, sold her six-bedroom mansion in Hinsdale for $3.3 million.  (Bob Fila, Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah paid $3 million for a 7,000-square-foot-plus home that puts him near the United Center on the Near West Side. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)
William Daley, former Commerce Secretary and White House chief of staff, and his wife listed their two-bedroom condo in the Park Tower on North Michigan Avenue for $1.45 million. (Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Rene Bourque, paid $1.5 million for a newly constructed house in the Roscoe Village neighborhood. (Francois Laplante/Getty-Freestyle)
WGN-Ch. 9 sportscaster Rich King has listed his three-bedroom, 1,900-square-foot condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville for $999,900. (WGN)
Former Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has listed his three-bedroom condominium unit in a Streeterville high-rise for $1.5 million. (Brian Cassella/Tribune photo)
Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith, now head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has listed his 13-room home in Lake Forest for $1.99 million.  (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)
The Georgian mansion on Sheridan Road that was built for a brewing executive who headed Pabst Brewing Co. sold earlier this month for just over $4.8 million. (Michael Walker / Chicago Tribune)
Quentin Richardson, the Detroit Pistons’ director of player development, lists his Palos Heights home for $1.1 million, half of what he paid for it. (Bruce Bennett/Getty)
Restaurateur Grant DePorter, who heads Harry Caray¿s Restaurant Group, has paid $1.51 million for a four-bedroom, duplex penthouse unit in a condominium building in River North. (Travis Haughton / Chicago Tribune)
Chicago native and retired NBA star Quentin Richardson, who was a standout for DePaul University before embarking on a 12-year career as a swingman with five teams, has listed his five-bedroom, 10,900-square-foot mansion in Palos Heights for $1.1 million. (Hector Gabino / McClatchy-Tribune)
Nicholas Pritzker, the billionaire chief executive and chairman of Hyatt Development Corp., sold his seven-bedroom, Georgian-style mansion on the Gold Coast for $7.4 million. ()
L. Dick Buell, retired CEO of St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Catalina Marketing paid $3.36 million to buy a three-bedroom, 79th-floor condominium in Trump International Hotel & Tower in downtown Chicago from personal-injury attorney Patrick Salvi. (Alex Garcia / Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Bulls guard Ben Gordon, whom the Orlando Magic recently signed to a two-year deal, has listed his three-bedroom town home in a gated community in Northbrook for $475,000. (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Bears offensive guard Kyle Long paid $1.35 million for a five-bedroom brick Georgian-style house in Lake Forest. (Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster sold a five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot house in Lakeview for $1.765 million. (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune)
Recently traded Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija sold his three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium unit in the Southport Corridor area of west Lakeview for $600,000. (Otto Greule Jr / Getty Images)
Former Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh has sold his five-bedroom, 4,248-square-foot house in Libertyville for $879,500. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune)
Former Chicago Public Schools board President Gery Chico placed his three-bedroom, 2,400-square-foot condominium unit in the Metropolitan Tower on South Michigan Ave. on the market for $2.65 million. (Alex Garcia / Chicago Tribune)
Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, an alumna of TV¿s “Saturday Night Live,” has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo unit in Evanston. (Joel Wintermantle / Chicago Tribune)
Former First Options CEO Timothy Mullen, now a private investor and part-owner of the Tampa Bay Rays, put his 20,000-square-foot Lincoln Park mansion on the market at $18.75 million, making it the city’s highest-priced single-family home listing. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Cubs TV broadcaster Jim Deshaies and his wife have paid $1.35 million for a two-bedroom, 2,212-square-foot condominium unit on the 40th floor of a River North tower. (Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune)
WLS-AM 890 afternoon cohost Roe Conn has paid more than $1.4 million for a four-bedroom home on Chicago¿s North Side. Features include 3-1/2 baths, hardwood floors and two fireplaces. ()
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Contreras on Wednesday sold his seven-room condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive on the Gold Coast for $825,000. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune)
Entrepreneur Kandis Wrigley, the ex-wife of former Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. chairman Bill Wrigley Jr., listed her five-bedroom, 6,202-square-foot vintage home in east Lake Forest for $2.949 million. ()
The five-bedroom, 6,700-square-foot ranch-style house on 2.5 acres near downtown Geneva that actress, model and comedienne Jenny McCarthy had rented for the past few years came on the market on May 20 for $2.275 million. (Ilya S. Savenok / Getty Images)
Congressman Mike Quigley, D-5th, has sold his six-bedroom house in Lakeview for $1.26 million as part of a decision to downsize. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)
NBC 5 anchor Rob Stafford lists Hinsdale home for $1.7 million ()
NBC 5 president and general manager David Doebler has paid $2.8375 million for a three-bedroom, 3,102-square-foot condominium unit in Trump Tower in Rver North. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)
Three years after he pulled his massive condo unit in a 60-story River North high-rise off the market, former Blackhawks goaltender Cristobal Huet listed it again on Tuesday for $2.495 million. Huet, 38, played for the Blackhawks from 2008 to 2010.  (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)
The midcentury modernistic steel-and-glass house in Highland Park and the nearby auto pavilion that together are commonly known as the Ferris Bueller home for their prominence in the 1986 film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” sold for $1.06 million. The buyers are nearby residents and Northwestern University alumni. ()
Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig has just paid $810,000 for a three-bedroom, 2,300-square-foot loft condominium unit in River North. (Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune)
Jason Child, Groupon¿s chief financial officer, on May 14, 2014 sold his five-bedroom, 5,389-square-foot house in Hinsdale for $1.65 million. ()
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster has bought another North Side property, paying $1.95 million for a newly built, 5,650-square-foot house in west Lakeview. (Phil Velasquez, Chicago Tribune)
Evan Lysacek’s new home was renovated two years ago. Features include two baths, lake and city views, floor-to-ceiling windows and a master suite with an office nook.  (Russell Isabella, USA Today Sports)
Chicago developer, lawyer and former pro basketball team owner Peter C.B. Bynoe, who currently is the CEO of Chicago-based Rewards Network, has paid $3.9 million for a 37th-floor condo in the Ritz-Carlton Residences on North Michigan Avenue. ()
Erich “Mancow” Muller in his Lincoln Park condo in 2005. Muller has sold the unit and moved to Wilmette.  (Eric Unger for RedEye)
Former U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert listed her historic, seven-bedroom mansion in Hinsdale for $3.15 million in May 2014. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune)
A seven-bedroom mansion designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw on 45 acres in Lake Forest was listed for $16.5 million. Full story (Coldwell Banker photo)
Jennifer Pritzker bought a landmark residence -- a six-bedroom row home on the Gold Coast in April 2014 in an all-cash deal for $1.75 million. ()
Retired Chicago executive Warren L. Batts, who has served as CEO of Mead Corp., Premark Corp. and Tupperware Corp., listed his four-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot condominium unit in Streeterville for $3.925 million in May 2014. (University of Chicago)
Chicago philanthropist Deborah Bricker sold her 9,000-square-foot, vintage Gold Coast mansion for $7.13 million. Full story (Phil Greer/ Chicago Tribune photo)
WGN-Ch. 9 morning news co-anchor Dan Ponce payed $615,000 for a new three-bedroom house in the Irving Park neighborhood and is selling their two-bedroom condo in North Center for $446,000. (WGN-TV photo)
WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn on listed his five-bedroom, Lincoln Park home for $2.88 million. Full story (Marina Makropoulos/ Photo for the Chicago Tribune)
Richard H. ‘Rick’ Lenny, former Hershey Co.¿s chairman/CEO from 2001-07 and now is the chairman of Chicago-based Information Resources, Inc., paid $2.785 million for a three-bedroom, 16th-floor condominium unit in the Palmolive building on North Michigan Avenue. ()
Retired Illinois Tool Works chairman and Chief Executive W. James Farrell listed his seven-bedroom, 12,320-square-foot mansion in Lake Forest for almost $7 million. (Jim Prisching/Chicago Tribune)
The four-bedroom, raised ranch-style house in west suburban Glendale Heights where Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman Billy Corgan spent much of his preteen and teenage years sold on April 30 for $170,000. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune)
In April 2014, Byron Harlan, a former WFLD-32 anchor, sold his three-bedroom, 2,203-square-foot penthouse condo near the Southport corridor in the Lakeview neighborhood for $600,000. Harlan, 54, was Fox-32’s weekend anchor from 1997 until early 2010. (HANDOUT)

James Reynolds Jr., the founder, chairman and CEO of Loop Capital, and his wife Sandy have listed his seven-bedroom, Georgian-style mansion in Kenwood for $2.85 million. Reynolds at their headquarters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

 (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)
WLS radio personality Roe Conn (left)has sold his five-bedroom, 5,500-square-foot brick and limestone mansion in Lincoln Park for $2.59 million in February. (Shauna Bittle / Chicago Tribune)