Greg Jensen asks $35M for his private island off Connecticut

One of the numerous islands composing the Thimble Islands archipelago off southeastern Connecticut has hit the market for a princely $35 million sum. 

Known as Rogers Island, the glam landmass is being sold by Greg Jensen, an executive at Bridgewater Associates, Mansion Global first reported. 

Jensen, who is the Connecticut-based hedge fund’s co-chief investment officer, purchased Rogers Island in 2018, paying former owners Edmund and Christine Stoecklein $22 million for it, according to the outlet. Rogers was one of numerous islands the couple had accumulated before listing eight of them for $78 million in 2016. It’s located off the coast of Branford.

An aerial view of the property. Daniel Milstein
The primary residence was initially built around 1900. Daniel Milstein

“Rogers Island is such a unique offering because you have almost every amenity imaginable at your fingertips,” Douglas Elliman’s Jennifer Leahy, who holds the listing, told The Post. “Relax poolside, play a game of tennis, perfect your putting skills, or explore the incredible gardens and mature trees that adorn this 7.65-acre retreat.”

The island, which is one of the larger islands in the archipelago, can only be reached by boat. It has three septic systems, a generator and a recently updated electrical system that gets power from the mainland, Mansion Global reported. 

The pool. Daniel Milstein
The island is seeking $35 million. Daniel Milstein
The kitchen. Daniel Milstein
The grounds offer a putting green and gardens galore. Daniel Milstein
There’s plenty of room for indoor-outdoor living. Daniel Milstein
One of numerous living areas. Daniel Milstein
The main house has 10 bedrooms. Daniel Milstein
A bathroom. Daniel Milstein
Greg Jensen in 2024 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. World Economic Forum/Michael Calabrò

Numerous buildings dot its acreage, including a restored main house, an artist’s studio, a greenhouse, a pool house and a four-bedroom guesthouse with a wraparound porch.

The main house was initially constructed in approximately 1900 and measures in at just under 8,750 square feet. It has 10 bedrooms, a kitchen renovated by Jensen and a clean, modern look throughout. On the grounds, there is a tennis court, a putting green, a pool, gardens galore, a koi pond, meandering trails, three private beaches, two docks and staff quarters. 

As well, listing photos show an array of al fresco dining and lounging areas, and multiple gazebos.

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