Kenneth Starr purchased a lavish new triplex at the bottom of this building for $7.6 million in 2010.
When Kenneth Starr pleaded guilty last March to stealing more than $33 million from his celebrity clients, he already had turned over to the United States government the luxurious condo that he had purchased for $7.6 million on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
With five bedrooms, five and a half baths, 1,543-sf rear terrace that has an outdoor kitchen, an indoor lap pool and a 340-sf second terrace upstairs, the 6,550-sf triplex goes to auction Continue reading →
Although you may think I’m boasting, allow me a bit of nostalgia prompted by the Treasury Department’s unveiling of a new generation of $100 currency.
Sitting on my desk is what is becoming an old “new” $100 note in an inexpensive frame. That piece of paper is covered with the personal signatures of former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, Former Deputy Secretary Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasurer Mary Ellen Withrow (who hated me) and former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, among others. Wrote Rubin above his name: Continue reading →