Homes sales around town

By Adam Pincus | August 06, 2008 01:40PM

Music executive pays $8M on UWS

Clifford Chenfeld, co-founder and co-owner of the Greenwich Village-based entertainment company Razor and Tie, paid $7.95 million for an Upper West Side condo in the Avonova at 219 West 81st Street and Broadway, according to city records. Chenfeld and his wife Chana purchased the 5,200-square foot unit on the 11th floor of the 97-year-old building, where units were recently converted to condos.

Indie rocker buys in Chelsea for $4.4M

Indie rock singer Samuel Bisbee and his wife, advertising producer Jacqueline Kelman Bisbee bought a three-story Chelsea townhouse for $4.4 million. The couple closed on the purchase of 417 West 21st Street, a 4,200-square-foot brick building, according to city records. The seller was John Neu, the chairman and chief executive officer of a Manhattan-based real estate and recycling company, the Hugo Neu Corporation. Neu bought the three-story building in 1998 for an undisclosed price.

Brazilian TV exec buys East Side townhouse

Marcelo Carvalho Fragali, vice president of Brazilian television network Rede TV, paid $6.25 million for a 4,500-square foot townhouse in Turtle Bay Gardens at 239 East 48th Street, according to city records. Rede TV is best known in Brazil for entertainment programs such as “Donas de Casa Desesperadas,” the country’s version of Desperate Housewives. The seller was identified as Zachariah Cobrinik, a former managing director at Goldman Sachs.

InterActiveCorp exec buys on UES

Thomas J. McInerney, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Barry Diller’s Chelsea-based InterActiveCorp, bought a 2,664-square-foot Upper East Side condo unit for $4.8 million. McInerney bought the 12th-floor unit at 300 East 79th Street, a new development at Second Avenue, on July 28, according to city property records. InterActiveCorp owns and manages more than 65 Internet retail, service and advertising brands such as HSN, Expedia and Evite.