The couple recently put their $4.3 million three-bedroom villa near the Washington Cathedral on the market after living there for four years.
Paulson plans on coming back to Chicago, which is where he spent many years in the Midwest office of Goldman Sachs as the former chairman and CEO.
Paulson has not confirmed what he plans on doing in the Chicago area. He is a native of Florida, but grew up in Barrington Hills. He reportedly has kept a home there even while working in New York and Washington over the past years, according to Crain’s Chicago Business.
The former treasury secretary served from July 2006 until the end of the Bush administration, overseeing the economic crisis and early stages of bank bailouts.