Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, a born New Yorker who has run his business from the city for decades, is moving his office, more than half of his staff and himself to Florida early next year, people familiar with the plan said on Thursday.
The 83-year-old investor, known for picking winners and facing off with captains of industry, has grown weary of working in New York and has been mulling the move for several years, the people said.
A few months ago he informed staff at his publicly traded company Icahn Enterprises that he plans to shutter his Manhattan office at the end of March 2020 and open a…