London Bond Firm Jumps Into Manhattan With 444 Madison Lease

A London-based bond management firm has established a beachhead in New York with the leasing of the entire 37th floor at 444 Madison Avenue.

Rogge Global Partners, which also has offices in Connecticut and Singapore, will use its chichi new digs to house the 11-member high-yield team it recently bought from ING. The firm will pay in the high $80s annually for each of the 5,455 square feet.

In exchange, the bond managers will get two months of free rent and prebuilt space.

CB Richard EllisPaul Amrich, Patrice Hayden, and Elie Gross represented landlord Westbrook Properties. The firm was repped by CBRE’s William Iacovelli.

drubinstein@observer.com

London Bond Firm Jumps Into Manhattan With 444 Madison Lease