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  • Hedge funder pays $31M for UES penthouse

    September 04, 2014 06:00PM
    From left: 1107 Fifth Avenue, Mark Kingdon and Armin Allen

    From left: 1107 Fifth Avenue, Mark Kingdon and Armin Allen

    The founder of hedge fund Kingdon Capital has purchased the 10-bedroom penthouse at the storied co-op building at 1107 Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side. [more]

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  • From left: Howard Morrel and Leslie Hirsch

    From left: Howard Morrel and Leslie Hirsch

    Howard Morrel and Leslie Hirsch are bringing their team of international specialists to Engel & Völkers, the Germany-based brokerage that opened its first Manhattan office in May.

    The five-person team has worked largely with foreign clients during its five years with Brown Harris Stevens, and will continue to do so at Engel & Völkers, Crain’s reported. The group’s language specializations will allow it to facilitate deals with Chinese, Russian and South American clients, according to the website. [more]

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  • From left: Anton Levy, the penthouse at 1136 Fifth Avenue and Stephen Cooper

    From left: Anton Levy, the penthouse at 1136 Fifth Avenue and Stephen Cooper

    Warner Music Group CEO Stephen Cooper netted a $15 million profit on the sale of his Fifth Avenue penthouse, according to public records. [more]

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    730 Park Avenue and Mike Wallace

    Late CBS news anchor Mike Wallace’s long-time home at 730 Park Avenue sold to an undisclosed buyer after almost two years on the market. [more]

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    15 Central Park West and Fernando Chico Pardo (inset)

    Investor Fernando Chico Pardo, a former long-time lieutenant of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is in contract to sell two condominium units at the tony 15 Central Park West for a combined $29 million. [more]

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    From left: Donald Bryant Jr. and images of his 19 East 72nd Street listing

    Donald Bryant Jr. — an art collector and founder of the boutique Napa Valley winery Bryant Family Vineyard — sold his duplex co-op home at 19 East 72nd Street for $12.2 million, according to public records filed today. He purchased the spread in 2006 for $10 million, so that he could move to New York from St. Louis after his youngest child graduated from high school the following year, according to previous reports. [more]

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  • The third-most expensive listing last month was a carriage house in Cobble Hill, listed by Brown Harris Stevens brokers Jill Seligson Braver and Elizabeth Celano, for $7.99 million.

    Carriage house in Cobble Hill listed for $7.99 million.

    In May, a team of brokers from Sotheby’s International Realty had the most expensive listing to hit the market in Brooklyn, according to information provided by listings service Point2Homes. Click here for a slideshow and more.

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  • Nassef Sawiris and images

    Nassef Sawiris and images of his 960 Fifth Avenue penthouse

    Edgar Bronfman’s 960 Fifth Avenue penthouse is not only staying in the billionaire’s club, but has also broken a record for the most expensive co-op ever sold in New York City. The home, which was originally listed for $65 million and entered contract for $70 million, sold to Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris for that exact contract price, according to records filed today. [more]

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  • 154 Waverly Street

    154 Waverly Street

    From Luxury Listings NYC: The 22.5-foot-wide Greek Revival townhouse at 154 Waverly Place, which from the late 1950s to the late 1990s served as the convent for the nearby Church of St. Joseph, sold for $14.8 million, according to city property records filed today. The selling entity is a trust controlled by South African-born mobile computing executive Nicholas R.H. Toms, who bought the building in 2000 for $4.2 million and listed it this March for $14.95 million. [more]

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  • From left: Tony Sargent, Dan Abramson, Shirley Hackel and Ronald Emenheiser; Dan Abramson; and Ellie Johnson, Barbara Fox, Amir Korangy, Frederick Peters and Bess Freedman.

    From left: Tony Sargent, Dan Abramson, Shirley Hackel and Ronald Emenheiser; Dan Abramson; and Ellie Johnson, Barbara Fox, Amir Korangy, Frederick Peters and Bess Freedman; Dan Abramson.

    The Real Deal Publisher Amir Korangy served as a panel moderator earlier this week at the New York Residential Specialist (NYRS) leadership event, held at the Citibank offices in Midtown Manhattan. The panel, titled “What’s Next For New York Real Estate Companies and Agents?” included Barbara Fox of Fox Residential Group; Bess Freedman of Brown Harris Stevens; Ellie Johnson of Sotheby’s International Realty; and Fredrick Peters of Warburg Realty. Life coach Dan Abramson also addressed the group on how to grow their business. First awarded in 2007, the NYRS designation is REBNY’s premier professional credential for residential real estate agents in New York City.  To date, 328 agents from nearly 40 brokerages throughout the city are part of the NYRS network. Click here for the slideshow.

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    From left: Andrew Gordon, Christopher Browne and 515 Park Avenue

    From Luxury Listings NYC: Coming on the heels of its record-breaking $147 million East Hampton sale, the estate of late investment bigwig Christopher Browne sold a duplex condominium home at 515 Park Avenue for $25 million, according to city records filed today. [more]

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  • 121 West 81st Street

    121 West 81st Street

    Public education advocate Lisa Belzberg, founder of nonprofit PENCIL, has listed her five-story townhouse at 121 West 81st Street for $12 million. [more]

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    1136 Fifth Avenue (Insets: Leighton Meester and Stephen Cooper)

    Warner Music Group CEO Stephen Cooper has put his penthouse co-op at the tony Carnegie Hill building 1136 Fifth Avenue on the market for $30 million. [more]

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  • The George S. Bowdoin Carriage House at 149 East 38th Street (Credit: Brown Harris Stevens)

    The George S. Bowdoin Carriage House at 149 East 38th Street (Credit: Brown Harris Stevens)

    A Murray Hill townhouse that evokes comparisons to the hit 1980s TV series “Miami Vice” has popped back up on the market, this time asking $8 million. [more]

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  • From left: Sara Bronfman and listing photos of her Trump International home

    From left: Sara Bronfman and listing photos of her Trump International home

    From Luxury Listings NYC: It’s a big week in real estate headlines for the Bronfman family. Just days after the home of the late Seagram chairman and philanthropist Edgar Bronfman entered a potential record-breaking contract for a city co-op sale (Walmart heiress Alice Walton is rumored to be the buyer), the $8.8 million sale of his daughter Sara’s Trump International spread today hit public records. [more]

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  • 960-fifth

    960 Fifth Avenue (Inset: Edgar Bronfman Sr.)

    An Upper East Side penthouse co-op formerly home to late billionaire businessman Edgar Bronfman Sr. of the Seagram Company empire is in contract for $70 million. [more]

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  • From left: Jeff Appel and Shlomi Reuveni

    From left: Jeff Appel and Shlomi Reuveni

    A month after Town Residential owners Joseph Sitt and Andrew Heiberger settled a legal battle for control of the firm, the company has scored a major coup with a high-profile hire.

    Brown Harris Stevens senior managing director Shlomi Reuveni, who headed up the Brown Harris Stevens Select new development marketing team, has joined Town as a managing director of new development, The Real Deal has learned. [more]

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  • 53 Greene Street in SoHo

    53 Greene Street in Soho

    The penthouse at the newly converted Soho condominium building, 53 Greene, hit the market for $14.1 million, according to the developer. [more]

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  • 278 West 11th Street

    278 West 11th Street

    A West 11th Street townhouse is about to hit the market for $30 million. [more]

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  • clarendon

    137 Riverside Drive penthouse (Inset: William Randolph Hearst)

    A co-op unit formerly owned by publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst is asking $38 million. [more]

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