Halstead Property named Richard Orenstein its 2012 broker of the year in New York and New Jersey, as well as broker of the year for Soho, at its annual meeting held Monday, the brokerage said today. Orenstein, who works out of the firm’s Soho office, was named top broker for 2011 as well. Other award winners include Christopher Halstead, an executive vice president and nephew of the firm’s co-founder Clark Halstead, who took home an honor for brokering the priciest sale of the year for a $40.5 million deal that closed in December. (The firm declined to reveal further details, and the sale has not yet hit public records.) [more]
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With the $35,000-a-month lease at auto executive Jim Press’ Lenox Hill townhouse set to expire at the end of July, the four-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom home is now back on the market at $15.25 million.
Press, who purchased the century-old brick 178 East 64th Street property for $13.5 million in late 2007 after taking the helm as president and vice chairman at Chrysler, first relisted it for $15.7 million in May 2009 — around the same time his company filed for bankruptcy.
Later that year, news broke that Press, who has since left the company, owed nearly $1 million in unpaid federal taxes and was facing tax liens from the Internal Revenue Service on the house, as well as on a multi-million-dollar mansion in a Detroit suburb. Press could not be reached for comment. … [more]