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  • Rothschild Mansion sold (again) for $33M

    October 28, 2015 05:47PM
    Rothschild Mansion NYC

    41 East 70th Street on the Upper East Side

    The oft-traded Rothschild Mansion on the Upper East Side is changing hands once again. The six-story home sold last week for the third time since 2012, trading for $33 million.

    Neither buyer nor seller were disclosed, with the buyer an LLC affiliated with an offshore holding company, according to property records filed with the city Wednesday.

    Sotheby’s International Realty’s Serena Boardman listed the eight-bedroom Rothschild Mansion, located at 41 East 70th Street between Madison and Park avenues, for $40 million last year before dropping the asking price to $35 million earlier this year. [more]

  • Duke Semans Mansion

    Carlos Slim and Duke-Semans Mansion at 1009 Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side

    Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, formerly the world’s richest man, is asking $80 million for the Upper East Side mansion he bought for $44 million five years ago. [more]

  • Pierre Hotel duplex

    From left: Princess Firyal of Jordan, 795 Fifth Avenue and Lionel Pincus

    A Pierre Hotel duplex formerly owned by late financier Lionel Pincus is once again back on the market and asking $70 million. [more]

  • From left: The duplex at One Beacon Court, Steve Cohen and Serena Boardman

    From left: The duplex at One Beacon Court (Cohen’s avatar h/t Curbed), Steve Cohen and Serena Boardman

    Embattled hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen is slashing the price of his One Beacon Court penthouse to $82 million from $110 million — and he’s bringing in Sotheby’s International Realty’s Serena Boardman to sell the ostentatious pad. [more]

  • The 18th floor of the Sherry Netherland co-op on Fifth Avenue

    The 18th floor of the Sherry Netherland co-op on Fifth Avenue

    It’s bargain season on Fifth Avenue.

    The asking price of a full-floor unit at the Sherry Netherland co-op recently dropped from $95 to $85 million. [more]

  • From left: Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes (Credit: Chance Yeh)

    From left: Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes (Credit: Chance Yeh)

    Douglas Elliman’s Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes were the city’s top residential agents in The Real Deal’s 2014 ranking, with a whopping $535.53 million worth of exclusive listings. New development projects helped propel the Eklund-Gomes team to the top of the totem pole, beating out perennial leaders such as Brown Harris Stevens’ Paula Del Nunzio and Sotheby’s International Realty’s Serena Boardman. See the full list — with photos — of the 75 top residential brokers after the jump.

  • From left: Princess Firyal of Jordan and 795 Fifth Avenue

    From left: Princess Firyal of Jordan and 795 Fifth Avenue

    A sprawling Upper East Side home believed to belong to HRH Princess Firyal of Jordan is once again on the market — this time, with an asking price of $70 million. [more]

  • From left: The late Martin Zweig, Barbara Zweig and  795 Fifth Avenue

    From left: The late Martin Zweig, Barbara Zweig and the Pierre Hotel penthouse at 795 Fifth Avenue

    The 16-room penthouse at the Pierre Hotel, which initially came to market at an extravagant $125 million, has chopped its asking price to $95 million. [more]

  • 515 Park Avenue

    515 Park Avenue

    Another apartment at 515 Park Avenue has come online — this one asking $29.5 million. The five-bedroom, three-bathroom condominium last sold for $12.4 million in 2000, according to StreetEasy. [more]

  • The duplex at 770 Park Avenue and Serena Boardman

    The duplex at 770 Park Avenue and Serena Boardman

    A co-op apartment in the Rosario Candela-designed Upper East Side tower at 770 Park Avenue is back on the market asking $16 million, after undergoing multiple broker changes and price chops. [more]

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  • 17-room UES condo asks $28M

    October 23, 2013 08:43AM
    28 East 70th Street and Serena Boardman

    28 East 70th Street and Serena Boardman

    A 17-room condominium on the Upper East Side has hit the market asking $28 million. The 7,536-square-foot apartment at 28 East 70th Street has eight bedrooms and eight full bathrooms and boasts a playroom, a powder room and a library, according to the listing. [more]

  • Serena Boardman and Carrie Chiang

    Serena Boardman and Carrie Chiang

    With nearly $400 million in sales last year, Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty edged out Brown Harris Stevens’ Kyle Blackmon as the top broker in the New York City area, according to REAL Trends’ regional breakdown of its Best Real Estate Agents in America list, released today.

    REAL Trends, which ranked agents nationwide by their 2012 closed sales, for the first time broke out the list by metropolitan area, classifying the top brokers in the New York City-Newark-Jersey City region. [more]

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  • One Beacon Court and the Pierre (credit: Property Shark)

    One Beacon Court and the Pierre (credit: Property Shark)

    Last week, news broke that Steven Cohen, founder of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, would list his duplex penthouse at One Beacon Court, the condominium tower at 151 East 58th Street in Midtown, for $115 million. That figure would have marked a record high asking price for a New York City home, but it was soon eclipsed by the reported $125 million asking price for a triplex penthouse at the Pierre at 795 Fifth Avenue, formerly owned by the late financial analyst Martin Zweig. And while those listings would make just about anyone’s jaw drop, real estate insiders were almost blasé about the price tags. [more]

  • From left: Elizabeth Sample, Brenda Powers, Serena Boardman and the top of the Pierre

    Speculate no longer: the asking price for late stock market pundit Martin Zweig’s penthouse at the Pierre Hotel has been decided, and it’s $125 million, making the home the most expensive on the market in New York City, the New York Times reported. [more]

  • Alfonso de Angoitia and 1030 Fifth Avenue

    Alfonso de Angoitia, the director and executive vice-president of Grupo Televisa S.A.B., the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world, has paid $16.5 million for a co-op in 1030 Fifth Avenue, the New York Observer reported. De Angoitia and his wife, Maria de la Concepcion de Angoitia Legoretta, paid full ask for the 10-room corner apartment, in a deal brokered by Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty. It overlooks the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park, and contains aluminum windows that were the subject of a lawsuit in the early 1990s. … [more]

  • Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

    December 21, 2012 12:30PM
    From left: 781 Fifth Avenue and 660 Saint Nicholas Avenue

    Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty has the priciest listing to hit the Manhattan market this week, according to The unit is a co-op at the Sherry Netherland, located at 781 Fifth Avenue at 59th Street, and has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. The week’s least expensive home is located at 660 Saint Nicholas Avenue in Hamilton Heights. Listed at $239,000, the 534-square-foot co-op home has hardwood flooring and wood cabinetry. See these listings and more after the jump.

  • 730 Park penthouse fetches $39M

    December 18, 2012 11:30AM

    From left: Serena Boardman, Meredyth Smith and 730 Park Avenue

    Hedge funder Daniel Benton has purchased the whisper-listed duplex penthouse at 730 Park Avenue for a cool $39 million, the New York Observer reported. Meredyth Smith and Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty, as well as an unnamed Stribling & Associates broker, handled the sale. [more]

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  • From left: Serena Boardman, the exterior and interior of 26 East 73rd Street and Meredyth Smith (both of Sotheby’s)

    An Upper East Side townhouse owned by a noted Dutch writer has sold for $21 million, after being listed last at $23 million, city records and show. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom mansion at 26 East 73rd Street hit the market about two years ago, and was at one pointed being scoped by none other than Jerry Seinfeld, according to previous reporting from

    Kees van Beijnum, the seller, is a Dutch novelist whose books have been made into films in the Netherlands. He bought the apartment for $18 million in 2007, according to city records. The buyer was identified only as East 73rd Street LLC. [more]

  • From left: Ted Forstmann, Laure Sudreau-Rippe, Serena Boardman and Meredyth Smith of Sotheby's International Realty, and 2 East 70th Street (credit: PropertyShark)

    The widely reported sale of the late Ted Forstmann’s 2 East 70th Street penthouse finally hit city public records — not only confirming the deal but also and revealing the name of the purchaser. Bloomberg News reported that Laure Sudreau-Rippe, a lawyer and minority holder in the Amsterdam-based Louis Dreyfus Holding BV, one of the world’s largest agricultural and trading companies, purchased the home for $40 million — 11 percent above the asking price. [more]

  • From left: Charles Bronfman, Serena Boardman and the interior of the sixth-floor unit

    Perhaps hoping to cash-in on the current momentum of the high-end real estate market, Seagram heir Charles Bronfman is trying a new strategy to market his full-floor apartment at 810 Fifth Avenue.

    Bronfman, the former co-chairman of Seagram, has ditched brokers Bonnie Chajet and Ronnie Lane of Warburg Realty Partnership — who have had the listing for over a year — in favor of Sotheby’s International Realty power-broker Serena Boardman, according to data from Boardman has, in turn, lowered the asking price to $21.5 million, down from $23 million. [more]