The Wall Street Journal once said of Jeffrey Aronson‘s Centerbridge Partners that its investment strategy“might well be termed one of extreme restraint.” The same cannot be said for his new Manhattan home, a massive co-op overlooking Central Park.
Mr. Aronson is known for his skill in investing in distressed assets, and he has frequently plays a waiting game, rather than get caught up in a bidding war or a bad investment. Too bad he did not pounce on this ninth-floor co-op at 101 Central Park West when it came on the market for two weeks in April of 2009. At the time it was asking $11.5 million, but Mr. Aronson and his wife Shari wound up paying $13.075 million instead, according to city records. Read More