Drug Store Scion Buys on Barrow Street

cityfile · 02/03/10 10:05AM

• James P. Marden, the son of pharmacy mogul Bernard Marden, has picked up a townhouse in the West Village: Marden paid $4.125 million for a 2,200-square-foot, four-story building located at 39 Barrow Street. It's one of several real estate transactions for the family: Bernard Marden father sold his home in Wainscott for $11.2 million last year. And his former wife just recently sold her own penthouse for $11.5 million. [Cityfile, Avian Village Realty]
• Jennifer Scully-Lerner, a Goldman Sachs executive and top Obama fundraiser, and her husband, fellow financial exec Richard, have picked up a new apartment on Fifth Avenue. The couple paid $3.575 million for a three-bedroom co-op at 1170 Fifth Avenue, which first went on the market for $5.2 million back in 2008. [Cityfile]