Cantor Fitzgerald CEO scoops NYC penthouse for $44m

Howard Lutnick, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, bought the Pierre hotel penthouse for $44m

Howard Lutnick, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, bought the Pierre hotel penthouse for $44m

The CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, who lost 658 employees in the 9/11 attack, scooped up a New York City penthouse for $44millon after the price was more than halved.

Howard Lutnick is the newest resident of the iconic Pierre hotel after scoring the triplex apartment that was originally priced at a staggering $125million.

The 56-year-old businessman recently plucked up the 795 Fifth Avenue address overlooking Central Park after it sat on the market since 2013. 

The 16-room penthouse comes with a $51,840 monthly maintenance fee, which should be a drop in the bucket for the billionaire. 

In the 9/11 attack, Lutnick lost 658 employees, including his brother Gary. He would have also died but he was dropping off his children for their first day of school.

Lutnick's new penthouse digs at the Pierre hotel takes over the top three floors and comes with its own private elevator, reported Page Six. 

The 16-room penthouse (center) comes with a $51,840 monthly maintenance fee for the view that overlooks Central Park. The three-floor property was originally priced for $125million 

The 16-room penthouse (center) comes with a $51,840 monthly maintenance fee for the view that overlooks Central Park. The three-floor property was originally priced for $125million 

It was originally put on the market in 2013, for a whopping $125million, which would have been the city's most expensive apartment sale. 

The price was first slashed to $95million in December 2013 but when no one snapped up the property, it was further marked

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