Goldman Sachs honcho Mark Schwartz, one of just four vice chairmen at the global investment bank, has been revealed as the buyer of Manhattan’s last freestanding single-family mansion, the Schinasi House at 351 Riverside Drive, thanks to public records filed with the city today.
Shwartz and his wife, Lisa, have been based in Beijing since June 2012, since Goldman appointed him chairman of the bank’s Asia-Pacific region, the highest-level executive ever posted to China. But they clearly made time to consummate the $14 million deal for the property, which closed Aug. 8. The deal was previously reported by the Wall Street Journal, which did not identify the buyer. [more]