Goldman releases earnings report

December 12, 2006 12:00AM

Word of record earnings today from the Goldman Sachs Group no doubt has real estate brokers across the city licking their chops. Goldman announced that it earned $9.34 billion this year — the highest earnings figure in Wall Street history — and that it has set aside $16.5 billion for salaries, benefits and, of course, bonus payouts. Brokers hope Wall Streeters will convert their bonuses into down payments on high-end properties in the city. more [NYT]

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