The Real Deal Miami

Man behind Grand Theft Auto buys in Palm Beach

August 11, 2008 10:42AM

Ryan Brant, founder and ex-executive of software producer Take-Two Interactive, paid $6.1 million for 231 Coral Lane, bringing the man responsible for the controversial video game Grand Theft Auto to Palm Beach. He bought the house from 231 Coral Lane LLC, whose principals are Paul Wittmann, Lyle Finley and Diane G. Poli, according to the deed recorded July 30. Wells Fargo Bank financed the transaction, providing the buyer with a $2.95 million adjustable-rate mortgage.