Lloyd Blankfein finally sold his 941 Park Avenue duplex for $12.15 million (it was originally listed in 2009 for $15 million) to former Goldman Sachs (GS) credit derivatives trader Bryce Markus and wife Elizabeth, say city records. Mr. Markus left Goldman in February of 2005 to assume the role of portfolio manager at BlueMountain Capital Partners, but at least the buyer and seller share a history with the press-adored investment bank. The five-bedroom Park Avenue apartment was listed with Sotheby’s Royce Pinkwater after Mr. Blankfein opted for a dreamier duplex at mogul-worthy 15 Central Park West, for which he allegedly paid $26 million—cash.
Courtney Sale Ross, Hamptons doyenne, founder of the Ross School and widow of the Time Warner exec Steven Ross, is—according to the Post—spreading her net wider than the Hamptons hamlet known to be her stomping ground. Page Six reports that Ms. Ross has bought a $7.3 million Tribeca loft at 7 Hubert Street from Fuze drinks founder Lance Collins.
According to city records, former radio star Ellie Dylan and husband Steven Robbins sold their 15-room penthouse duplex at Tribeca’s Gerken Building to hedge fund honcho Scott Lawin and partner Mia Jung. Mr. Lawin recently assumed the position of COO of Moore Capital after leaving his post as COO of similarly significant hedge fund, Drawbridge Global Macro at Fortress Investment Group. Ms. Dylan, once the most listened to female DJ in the United States, was the Emmy-winning host and producer of the top-rated WABC-TV show You! in the late ’70s. She has since founded Skyshapers, a nonprofit which works to encourage elementary school children to excel. The five-bedroom apartment was listed by Sotheby’s Roberta Golubock and Allison Koffman.
Real estate mogul Jerry Speyer’s daughter, Holly S. Lipton, sold her East 87th Street apartment for $4.8 million, reports The Times. The corner apartment has three bedrooms and four and a half baths, and was listed by Gumley Haft Kleier’s Michele Kleier.