Jon Najarian, the former football player and trader who has long been a staple on CNBC’s financial shows as an expert on stocks and options, and his wife, Brigid, sold a four-bedroom gray stone house in Lincoln Park. for $1.5 million.
Najarian, 64, played four preseason games for the Chicago Bears in 1981 before leaving football to trade on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. In addition to appearing weekly on CNBC, Najarian is a co-founder of Chicago-based Market Rebellion, a firm that provides trading education for options and other securities.
In Lincoln Park, Najarian and his wife have owned the three-story, 4,200-square-foot Greystone since buying it in 1998 for $975,000. They currently own another house elsewhere in Lincoln Park that they purchased in 2008 through a land trust for $1.85 million.
Built in 1885, the house that the Najarians sold on May 27 has 4½ bathrooms, three wood-burning fireplaces, two gas fireplaces, a first-floor master bedroom, a library, a second-floor den and a lower level with a living room. , a cellar and storage room. The kitchen was renovated in 2005 and 2006 with top of the line appliances, according to the listing information.
Najarian did not respond to multiple requests for comment on the sale.
The home the Najarians sold had a property tax bill of $37,356 in tax year 2020.
Goldsborough is a freelance writer.
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