George Herbert Walker IV, President Bush’s second cousin, paid $13.95 million for a townhouse at 6 East 10th Street in Greenwich Village.
Walker became a partner at Goldman Sachs at age 29. He raised enough money for his famous cousin to earn the rank of a Bush Pioneer.
“I’m very proud of my family, but I don’t talk about them,” he told the Village Voice in 2003. “That’s not something that is going to make our clients money.”
After serving as the head of Goldman’s Hedge Fund Strategies, Walker left in 2006 to become head of Lehman Brothers‘ $188 billion Investment Management Division. He lives at 45 Greene Street in Soho.
The 7,000-square-foot, seven-bedroom townhouse at 6 East 10th Street has a swimming pool and an elevator. It had previously been divided into separate apartments.
The sellers, Anthony Oldfield and Jennifer Lister Oldfield, bought the century-old building for just $7.5 million two years ago.