From the July issue: He was the Desi to her Lucy, but the longtime partnership between retail maven Faith Hope Consolo and her longtime consigliere Joseph Aquino came to a messy head last month when he accused her of spending his commissions on lavish beauty and fashion expenses.
But Faith and Joe aren’t the first real estate team to part ways — nor are they the most high profile. And they are certainly not going to be the last given the high-stakes, take-no-prisoners nature of the New York City real estate world. This month, The Real Deal looked at the Consolo-Aquino split and at some of the industry’s other big break-ups over the decades. [more]