Unusual Whales reports that Ken Griffin gave $2M to Kelly Loeffler’s electoral campaign. This is not all that unusual for Ken, who is well known for giving millions of dollars out to politicians, but this time there’s a clear conflict of interest, as Kelly Loeffler’s husband is the CEO of the New York Stock Exchange.
About Kelly Loeffler
Kelly Lynn Loeffler (/ˈlɛflər/; born November 27, 1970) is an American businesswoman and politician, who served as a United States senator for Georgia from 2020 to 2021. A Republican, Loeffler was chief executive officer (CEO) of Bakkt, a subsidiary of commodity and financial service provider Intercontinental Exchange, of which her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, is CEO. She is a former co-owner of the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association
In 2004, Loeffler was married to Jeffrey Sprecher, the founder and CEO of Intercontinental Exchange and Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange. They live together in a $10.5M estate named Descante, which they bought in 2013 in what was then the most expensive residential real estate transaction ever recorded in Atlanta.