While Democratic megadonor Henry Laufer was helping evict President Donald Trump from the White House, the billionaire former hedge funder was trying to sell his own Trump Tower condo.
He succeeded on both fronts.
Laufer’s 60th-story unit at 721 Fifth Avenue closed the day before the presidential election with a final sale price of $5.5 million, according to property records. He purchased the unit in 2006 with his wife Marsha for $9.5 million. The couple listed it for sale in July with an asking price of $6.75 million.
The buyer is listed as Arboledas del Huajuco S.A. de C.V., an abbreviated suffix common among Mexican companies.
Judi Drogin-Feldman, a broker at the Corcoran Group who held the listing, declined to comment on the transaction.
While some donors might have given to Biden as a hedge against the new administration, the Laufers