Investment banker Ken Moelis sells NYC condo for $10.75M

Expense banker Ken Moelis has sold his rental at the Plaza Resort for $10.75 million. He acquired it for a better $11.23 million in 2007. 

Moelis advised Saudi Arabia’s community featuring of its nationwide oil company, Aramco — it was the world’s largest IPO in 2019, valued at $2 trillion. This 7 days, Aramco posted a record net cash flow of $161.1 billion for 2022, up by 46.5% more than the calendar year.

This condo sale will come soon after Moelis offered $9 million really worth of shares in his eponymous outfit, Moelis & Co., last November.

In 2018, Moelis built a controversial conclusion to attend a Saudi expenditure convention shortly just after Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in a Saudi embassy in Istanbul. While at the “Davos in the Desert” convention, Moelis spoke on a panel with the head of Russia’s VTB Financial institution, which was beneath US sanctions at the time, and still is. 

The Plaza, as seen from Central Park.

A dining area.
A dining location.
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A view of the layout.
A check out of the format.
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The new owner will get a prime sight from these windows.
The new operator will get a prime sight from these windows.
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A view of Central Park.
A watch of Central Park.
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One of three bedrooms.
Just one of 3 bedrooms.
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The kitchen.
The kitchen.
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Moelis’s attendance at the convention was noteworthy, given that several top Wall Road leaders, from Jamie Dimon to Laurence Fink, canceled their attendance to protest Khashoggi’s murder. Also in 2018, Moelis acquired a $62 million penthouse at 520 Park Ave., according to reviews.

The Write-up has attained out to Moelis for comment.

The buyer of the Plaza rental is Michael Flacks, founder of Flacks Team, an financial investment organization.

The 3-bedroom, three-bath dwelling was finished up by inside designer Kerry Joyce. It characteristics 12-foot ceilings, inlaid herringbone flooring, hand-painted mural walls and bespoke moldings, millwork and personalized shelving — together with picturesque sights of Central Park from all the windows.

It once took trend designer Tommy Hilfiger 11 years and a large rate chop to provide his Plaza device. Hilfiger bought his distribute for $25.5 million in 2008 and the moment requested $80 million for it prior to at last offering it in 2019 for $30.1 million.

This 12 months, nonetheless, there have now been a few revenue at the Plaza, with 4 a lot more models in deal.  

Brokers Liza and Isaac Nematnejad of Douglas Elliman experienced the listing while Douglas Elliman’s Alexander Pisa repped the consumer. All brokers declined to remark.