Singh Cuts at 15 CPW, Hess Buys at 101 Warren

cityfile · 03/12/09 07:42AM

• Ravi Singh, who retired from Goldman Sachs late last year, appears to be having a tough time unloading the four-bedroom apartment at 15 CPW he picked up last March for $15.87 million. Since listing the home for $32 million in September, Singh has cut the price three times, and it now has an asking price of $22.5 million. [Cityfile, BHS]
• Hess Corp. chairman and CEO John Hess has paid $5.5 million for a condo at Tribeca's 101 Warren. [Cityfile]
• Ira Lipman, the head of the security firm Guardsmark, has paid $2 million for an apartment at the Sherry Netherland. [Cityfile]
• Folk artist Thomas Langan and his wife Penelope have put their waterfront home in Roslyn Harbor on the market for $2.9 million. [Newsday, PDE]
Kimora Lee Simmons has lowered the price of the manse in Beverly Hillst hat she first listed for $7.75 million in June. It's now yours for $6.9 million. [BTL]

834 Fifth's Big Listing, Mega-Deal on Meadow Lane

cityfile · 01/21/09 08:20AM

• Want to share an elevator with Rupert Murdoch? Today is your lucky day. Les Wexner, the CEO of Limited Brands (and onetime mentor to Jeffrey Epstein), has "discreetly" listed his five-bedroom apartment at 834 Fifth Avenue for $60 million with brokers Serena Boardman and Larry Kaiser. Wexner and his wife Abigail originally purchased the co-op in "fixer-upper" condition for $9 million back in 1997. [NYO]
• Christopher Pesce, a managing director at Steve Schwarzman's Blackstone Group and the former global head of prime brokerage at Bank of America, has paid $6.3 million for a condo at 101 Warren Street in Tribeca. [Cityfile]
• Who says the Hamptons real estate market is dead? John Veronis, a co-founder of the boutique merchant bank Veronis Suhler Stevenson, has sold his six-bedroom, oceanfront home on Meadow Lane in Southampton for $27 million. [Newsday]

Itzler and Blakely Close the Deal at 15 CPW

cityfile · 01/08/09 08:18AM

• Marquis Jets co-founder Jesse Itzler and his wife, Spanx CEO Sara Blakely, have closed on the sale of their 14th-floor pad at 15 Central Park West for $8.7 million. That's a million less than their asking price, but $200,000 more than what they paid for it last March. [Cityfile]
• Leo Tilman, who was Bear Stearns' chief institutional strategist before starting up his own advisory firm, has paid $3.5 million for a condo at Tribeca's 101 Warren Street. [Cityfile]
• Sameer Nath, who heads up M&A for Citigroup in India, paid $4.4 million for a penthouse apartment at 1 River Terrace in Battery Park City. [Cityfile]

A New Listing at 165 Charles, A Purchase at 1120 Park

cityfile · 01/02/09 08:55AM

• Andrew Rayburn, the entrepreneur and founder of Big Game Capital, has put his three-bedroom pied-à-terre at 165 Charles Street (left) on the market for $8.45 million. [Cityfile, RTP]
• Andrew Cohen, a managing director at Dune Capital, and his wife Suzi paid $7.575 million for a fourth-floor, four-bedroom apartment at 1120 Park Avenue. [Cityfile]
• Art advisor Franck Giraud, who oversees GPS Partners with Philippe Segalot and Lionel Pissarro, paid $4.2 million for a 12th-floor apartment at 30 East 10th Street. [Cityfile]
• Coburn Packard, a former senior VP at Lehman Brothers, and his wife Carrie paid $3 million for an apartment at 101 Warren Street, the Tribeca building developed by Ed Minskoff. [Cityfile]

Regis Philbin Puts His Greenwich Manse on the Market

cityfile · 10/06/08 07:29AM

Regis and Joy Philbin have put their Greenwich estate on the market for $5.4 million. They purchased the 5,919-square-foot mansion in 1992 for $2.5 million. [Big Time Listings, Sotheby's]
♦ Citigroup exec Leonard Ellis and his wife Nicole paid $6.84 million for a condo at 101 Warren Street, the Tribeca building developed by Ed Minskoff. [Cityfile]
♦ Celebrity hairstylist Serge Normant is selling his penthouse apartment at 161 West 16th Street. The 20th-floor spread, which features a wrap around terrace, is listed for $4.499 million. [Real Estalker, Sotheby's]

Orlando Pita Buys at 101 Warren

cityfile · 09/26/08 11:12AM

♦ Hairstylist-to-the-stars Orlando Pita paid $3.416 million for an condo at 101 Warren Street, the 35-story Tribeca building developed by Ed Minskoff. [Cityfile]
Tom Freston has taken his Upper East Side townhouse off the market, just a week after he reduced the price from $38.5 million to $35 million. Freston purchased the 6 1/2 story manse—which was once occuped by Andy Warhol—in 2000. [WSJ]
♦ Alexander Tisch, the son of Andrew Tisch, sold his apartment at 42 East 20th Street for $3.025 million. The 2,222-square-foot pad had been listed at $3.3 million. [Real Deal]