Law & Order star lists $12M condo, Blackstone CEO Schwarzman rakes in a $149M salary … and more

March 01, 2012 08:00AM

1. Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman gets paid $148.5M [Post]
2. Wall Street broker complains his $350,000 salary isn’t enough to live in New York, has him feeling “stuck” [Bloomberg]
3. Law & Order star Christopher Meloni lists 3,000-square-foot Park Imperial condo for $12M [Post, 1st item]
4. Publicly skeptical to principal write-downs, FHFA director Ed DeMarco must decide whether to accept Obama’s write-down proposal [WSJ]
5. Couple gets one night in the Waldorf-Astoria for just $16.80 [NYDN]
6. Transel, company that worked on 285 Madison Avenue elevator, fires five employees over incident [AP via NYT]
7. Two newly constructed East Village apartment buildings are unveiled [Local EV]
8. Prudential Real Estate exec predicts return of CMBS, secondary markets and grocery-anchored retail in US this year [GlobeSt]
9. Former U.S. national team soccer player Claudio Reyna lists 55 Wall Street condo for $1.15M [Post, 3rd item]
10. Judge awards Scarlett Johansson’s mom part of her disputed deposit on condo she put down before being unable to secure mortgage [WSJ]
11. This week’s issue of the New Yorker offers a revised Second Avenue Subway construction path [SAS]
12. Swimming pool to open in Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer [DumboNYC]
13. Commercial property lending from U.S. banks increases for first time since 2010 [Bloomberg]
14. Uma Thurman will likely list her 1 Lexington Avenue duplex [Post, 6th item]
15. SLA denies license to controversial Hell’s Kitchen gay sports bar [DNAinfo]
16. Home automation systems, particularly the Lutron RadioRA 2, can increase home value [NYT]