Billy Joel Lists in Sagaponack

cityfile · 08/18/09 08:01AM

Billy Joel is looking for a buyer in Sagaponack. Now that he and wife Katie Lee Joel are splitting up, the singer is planning to sell the two oceanfront properties he bought for her in 2007. The four-bedroom mansion (No. 1) and smaller beach bungalow (No. 2) will be listed with Corcoran's Biana Stepanian for a combined $35 million. [NYP]
• Richard Bressler, the former CFO of Viacom and now a managing director at the private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners, went into contract to sell his duplex at 850 Park last month. Now he's picked up a new place. Bressler paid $7.15 million for a four-bedroom condo at 170 East End Avenue. [Cityfile]
• Mariann Florio, the widow of former Condé Nast CEO Steve Florio, has paid $1.65 million for a three-bedroom apartment at 235 East 73rd Street owned by former Bear Stearns exec Leo Tilman. She's still trying to sell her vacation home in Key Largo, Florida, which has been on the market for $8.9 million since last October. [Cityfile]

Fairchilds Sell on Sutton, Lerner Buys in the Village

cityfile · 10/03/08 08:00AM

♦ James Fairchild—the son of John Fairchild, the founder of Fairchild Publications—and wife Whitney have sold their third-floor apartment at 1 Sutton Place for $9 million. [Cityfile]
♦ The buyer of Max Mutchnick's two-bedroom West Village apartment is sports mogul Randy Lerner, who owns both the Cleveland Browns and the Aston Villa soccer club in England. [Cityfile]
♦ Mariann Florio, the widow of former Condé Nast CEO Steve Florio, has put her waterfront house in Key Largo on the market for $8.9 million. The Florios paid just $4.8 million for the six-bedroom Mediterranean mansion back in 2001. [WSJ, Sotheby's]
♦ Interior designer Lorraine Kirke has slashed the price of her 7,000-square-foot East Hampton home twice since first putting it on the market for $14.5 million last year. It's now down to $11.5 million. [Newsday, Sotheby's]