US diplomat buys $12M UES co-op from McGraw-Hill scion

David Fischer was head of Suburban Collection until November

David Fischer and 825 Fifth Avenue
David Fischer and 825 Fifth Avenue

David Fischer, auto dealer and U.S. ambassador to Morocco, has plunked down $12 million for a pad at 825 Fifth Avenue.

The seller was John McGraw, a member of the family that founded McGraw-Hill, according to property records.

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The two-bedroom co-op is on the 15th floor of the J.E.R. Carpenter-designed building, and it has a 40-foot terrace facing Central Park. It was listed for $12.5 million. Douglas Elliman’s Genevieve Sonsino and Richard McTighe had the listing.

Fischer was CEO of Detroit-based car-dealership operator Suburban Collection prior to being named U.S. ambassador of Morocco in November 2017.