The most expensive homes in tech

Sergey Brin’s Greenwich Village PH, Sean Parker’s West Village Bacchus House and more

TRD New York /
Sep.September 05, 2014 02:20 PM

No man is an island. Some men just happen to own one.

Here are the most expensive properties belonging to tech investors, entrepreneurs and CEOs.

Some of the big tech personalities you’d expect to have extravagant homes actually live quite modestly. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, for example, lives in a $5.3 million five-bedroom house in Palo Alto, California, and Tumblr CEO David Karp, who made over $1 billion on his company’s sale to Yahoo last year, lives in a $2 million duplex in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

Others, however, live in homes that scream “YOLO.” From Sean Parker’s 24-foot-wide West Village townhouse paneled with vintage subway car siding to Larry Ellison’s 98% share of the Hawaiian island of Lanai, any one of these real estate grabs will make you green with envy.

To estimate the approximate current market value of the houses, we looked at public assessors’ records and spoke to Kyle Egan, licensed real estate salesperson for Nest Seekers International, and Judy Citron, an agent with Alain Pinel Realtors.

Click to see the homes »


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Paraag Sarva, Steve Lamberti and Joseph Strasburg (Linkedin, Getty)

Startup taps industry execs, mayors to pitch security-deposit alternative

Startup taps industry execs, mayors to pitch security-deposit alternative
Lane co-founders Clinton Robinson and Kofi Gyekye (iStock)

Proptech startup Lane raises $10M for office platform

Proptech startup Lane raises $10M for office platform
Spruce co-founder and CEO Patrick Burns (iStock; Spruce)

Title insurance startup Spruce raises $29M in Series B

Title insurance startup Spruce raises $29M in Series B
Stay Alfred CEO Jordan Allen

Stay Alfred, VC-backed hospitality startup, closes for good

Stay Alfred, VC-backed hospitality startup, closes for good
Zeus Living co-founder and CEO Kulveer Taggar and one of the startup’s homes (Credit: Zeus Living, Facebook)

Airbnb-backed Zeus Living sees valuation halved

Airbnb-backed Zeus Living sees valuation halved
Sonder CEO Francis Davidson (Credit: Twitter, iStock)

Sonder investors bet $150M more on hospitality startup

Sonder investors bet $150M more on hospitality startup
Procore CEO Craig “Tooey” Courtemanche Jr. (Credit: Boardroom Insiders, iStock)

Construction tech startup Procore shelves IPO

Construction tech startup Procore shelves IPO
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Credit: Getty Images; iStock)

Airbnb’s latest $1B raise may dash IPO plans

Airbnb’s latest $1B raise may dash IPO plans
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...