Mets owner Cohen gives $1.5M for Adams’ bid

Eric Adams’ campaign has received a multimillion-dollar financial boost from hedge fund and real estate executives in the last weeks of the race to become New York’s next mayor.

Total contributions to the Strong Leadership NYC PAC, which was created to support Adams, rose to $6.2 million from $2 million in the past month, according to the city Campaign Finance Board.

Hedge fund manager Steve Cohen, owner of the Mets, gave $1.5 million to Adams’ political action committee in recent weeks.

Citadel Chief Cxecutive Ken Griffin gave $250,000, and Third Point CEO Dan Loeb gave $500,000 June 3, adding to previous donations of $500,000 apiece.

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