Millennium CIO Vlad Torgovnik buys 57 Ocean PH for $25M

Seller is investment broker Chuck Roberts 

Millennium CIO Vlad Torgovnik Buys 57 Ocean PH for $25M
Millennium Management’s Chief Information Officer Vlad Torgovnik 57 Ocean Porte (PGutman, Millennium Management)

Millennium Management’s Chief Information Officer Vlad Torgovnik dropped $25 million on a penthouse at 57 Ocean in Miami Beach.

Torgovnik bought the oceanfront unit PH-2 at 5775 Collins Avenue from Chuck and Klaudie Roberts, records show.

Christopher Jude of PGutman LLC represented the buyer, and Dina Goldentayer of Douglas Elliman had the listing. Jude declined to comment on the buyer’s identity. 

Torgovnik is chief information officer at Millennium, a New York City-based investment management firm with $62.2 billion in assets under management. Prior to joining Millennium in 2011, he was chief information officer of Bank of America’s consumer bank, according to Millennium’s website.

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Chuck Roberts is an investment broker with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company in Miami Beach. He faces nearly $38 million in client damage complaints, according to his BrokerCheck report. Complaints allege negligence, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, the report shows. The claims surround an allegedly aggressive structured note strategy he employed, according to AdvisorHub

“It appears that the methodology here was to generate as much money as possible for the broker,” James Sallah, a lawyer representing one of the claimants, told the outlet. 

Roberts’ wife is a model and DJ, according to her Instagram. The couple bought the penthouse for $13.8 million in 2021, records show. The 6,100-square-foot unit has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, according to property records.

Brazilian billionaire José Isaac Peres’ Multiplan Real Asset Management completed 57 Ocean in 2021. Designed by Miami-based Arquitectonica, the 18-story, 69-unit oceanfront building includes a gym, pool, club room, spa facilities, library and children’s room, its website shows. In 2022, the building’s top floor penthouse sold for $37 million

Ultra-luxury buyers have been flocking to South Florida’s priciest penthouses. Earlier this month, a penthouse at Four Seasons Residences at the Surf Club in Surfside sold for a record $44 million