Silverstein, former employee battle in court

June 29, 2006 12:00AM

World Trade Center site leaseholder Larry Silverstein and a former executive who worked for him for nearly a quarter-century are battling in court over money related to the reconstruction of 7 World Trade Center.

Silverstein claims, according to court documents, that Joseph Ritorto, a former senior executive vice president and chief operating officer at Silverstein Properties, owes more than $2.55 million for the reconstruction effort of the tower destroyed on September 11. Silverstein’s claim stems from $51 million he contributed to the rebuilding of 7 World Trade. more By Ben Blum


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