venture capital fund. He was the chairman and one of four founders of the HuffPost news site, which debuted in 2005. He also served as chairman of BuzzFeed and is a minority owner of the New York Mets.

$15 million. The unit had been on the market for as much as $18.5 million last August.

The 4,262-square-foot apartment is configured with two bedrooms, including an enormous primary suite with a bathroom, dressing room and two walk-in closets. A double-sided gas fireplace sits between the bedroom and bathroom.

There is also a landscaped, wraparound terrace with views of the city skyline and Hudson River.

Ms. Ross, a philanthropist, is the founder of the Ross School, a private day and boarding school in East Hampton, N.Y. She was married to Steven J. Ross, the founder of Warner Communications, now known as WarnerMedia, who died in 1992.

The buyer used the limited liability company 712 Hubert.

through an auction for just under $11.3 million. This was a sizable discount from the $27.5 million asking price when it was initially listed in 2019.

died nearly two years ago. Mr. Nederlander died in 2016; he was the chairman of the Nederlander Organization, an entertainment company that presented arena concerts and theatrical shows.

$11 million for their duplex at 1120 Park Avenue, at 90th Street — just below the most recent $11.75 million asking price, though a big drop from the nearly $15 million they had sought last year.

Still, they made a tidy profit, having bought the place in 2009, reportedly for $7.4 million.

The sprawling co-op home features five landscaped terraces, providing picturesque vistas of the Central Park reservoir, the East River and surrounding cityscape. There are four main bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet or dressing room, plus a staff bedroom and bathroom off the kitchen, a laundry room, and a home office.

The new owners were listed as Andrew J. and Sarah Anne Washkowitz.

Mr. Eisman is currently a managing director and senior portfolio manager at the investment management firm Neuberger Berman. He emerged as one of the few stars of the housing crisis by shorting, or betting against, subprime mortgages. He was featured in the best-selling book about the 2007-08 financial crisis, “The Big Short.”

Among the month’s other noteworthy purchases, the Beals paid $10.3 million for a limestone townhouse on West 80th Street, near Riverside Drive. The house — five stories high and 24 feet wide — has around 8,000 square feet, with six bedrooms and six and a half baths, plus a planted rooftop terrace. The seller was Jane Corbett Flusser.

won five Emmy Awards, including one for original dramatic music score for Netflix’s “House of Cards.”

The Hovnanians paid $8 million for a penthouse duplex at 420 West Broadway. The 3,593-square-foot co-op unit has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a powder room. But the main attraction are the terraces: There’s one off the living room and kitchen on the lower level; two off the primary bedroom suite, one of which has a hot tub; and a spacious rooftop terrace. Earlier this year, the couple sold their Greenwich Village townhouse for $15.9 million.

Mr. Hovnanian is the chief executive of Hovnanian Enterprises, a home-building company based in Matawan, N.J.

And just before the long Memorial Day weekend: The British director Nicholas Stoller (“Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) and his wife, Francesca Delbanco, a novelist and screenwriter (Netflix’s “Friends from College”), paid just under $7 million for an apartment at 30 Park Place in TriBeCa.

The federal government sold an apartment for $16.8 million at 15 West 63rd Street that it had seized from Riza Aziz, stepson of the former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, and the producer of “The Wolf of Wall Street,” in exchange for dismissing money-laundering charges.

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