LVMH, Goldman Execs Buy Uptown

Philippe Pascal, the head of LVMH's watch and jewelry division (left), has paid $4.3 million for a two-bedroom apartment on the 14th floor of 955 Fifth. [Cityfile]
Goldman Sachs managing director Lester Brafman paid $3.5 million for a three-bedroom apartment at 1165 Park Avenue. Presumably he'll combine it with the adjacent unit that he already owns. [Cityfile]
Hedge funder Scott Bessent has listed his duplex at One Sutton Place South for $12.5 million, just $500,000 more than he paid for it 15 months ago. [NYT, Brown Harris Stevens]
Alex Rodriguez's 8,310-square-foot mansion in Coral Gables, Florida, is on the market for $14.876 million. [Access H'wood, Coldwell Banker]