Tool retailer Robert Glickman paid $19.5 million for a 4,563-square-foot condominium in 15 Central Park West, according to city records posted today. The sale of the 10th floor, four-bedroom apartment went into contract in November 2006 and closed March 26 of 2008. Glickman is chief financial officer at Harbor Freight Tools, a 40-year-old mail order and retail company based in Camarillo, Calif.
Also today, city records showed that retailing executive Eugene S. Kahn and his wife Constance bought a 2,367-square-foot condominium at 15 Central Park West for $6.3 million. Kahn, a former CEO of May Department Stores Co., was appointed last year to be CEO of Claire’s Stores Inc., an international retailer of costume jewelry and accessories. The two-bedroom apartment went into contract in the fall of 2005 and the sale closed April 11.