When brokers from the most posh Manhattan brokerages filed into a penthouse at 133 East 64th Street for a secret meeting earlier this month, the fact that the place had been seized two weeks earlier by U.S. marshals from contemporary America’s greatest financial villain was not the only thing on their minds.
What must have Read More
Is Dolly Lenz, the only broker in the world with her own BlackBerry commercial, the single biggest real estate agent in the nation? Or is the quieter 39-year-old Serena Boardman?
Ms. Boardman, a Sotheby’s senior vice president, takes the top spot in the annual list of the nation’s top brokers that Read More
In June 1989, the month that the Ayatollah Khomeini died, Robert Mapplethorpe’s photos were removed from the Corcoran Gallery and protestors were massacred in Tiananmen Square, the developer Sherman Cohen paid a then epic $12.5 million for the neo-federal, Tuscan-columned, 100-foot-wide, 20-foot-deep, 25-room mansion at 603 Park Avenue as a surprise for his wife.