Harry Macklowe sues former son-in-law, Swig

TRD New York /
Mar.March 06, 2012 04:30 PM

Developer Kent Swig’s estranged in-laws filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court, seeking repayment of $200,000 they claim to have loaned him in October 2009, the New York Daily News reported.

Swig was previously married to Elizabeth Macklowe, Harry’s daughter, but rumors began to swirl in March 2010 that the romance had gone south. According to an affidavit filed by Harry Macklowe’s lawyer, who was not named, he has been seeking repayment for the loan since March 2010.

An anonymous source close to Macklowe said the suit is related to what he or she called the “acrimonious” ongoing divorce divorce proceedings. Swig is no stranger to legal tussles.

When The Real Deal asked Billy Macklowe, Elizabeth’s brother, about his relationship with Swig in the March issue, he was fairly succinct: “Do you know the difference between in-laws and outlaws? Outlaws are wanted.” [NYDN, last item]


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Harry Macklowe, Linda Macklowe and 432 Park Avenue (Credit: Getty Images)

The latest in Harry Macklowe’s divorce: Linda’s appeal killed in court

A rendering of Tower Fifth with Harry Macklowe (Credit: Getty Images)

Harry Macklowe just got $192M closer to building his Midtown skyscraper

Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe and 900 Fifth Avenue (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

Harry Macklowe’s brother Lloyd has sold his Fifth Avenue co-op for $5M

From left: a rendering of Tower Fifth, Harry Macklowe  and 9 East 51st Street (Credit: Google Maps, Getty Images, and New York Times)

Macklowe is eyeing Venezuelan consulate building for his Tower Fifth supertall

Vornado CEO Steve Roth and Macklowe Properties founder Harry Macklowe (Credit: Getty Images and iStock)

The CEO waiting game

WATCH: Inside Macklowe’s gut renovation of historic One Wall Street

Linda Macklowe can hold on to her $700M art collection — at least for now

It’s not over yet: Linda Macklowe to appeal divorce ruling

arrow_forward_ios