Philanthropy Guru Buys on East 86th

Susan Berresford, the president of the $11 billion Ford Foundation up until 2008 and one of the nation's foremost experts on philanthropy, has settled on a new place. Berresford paid $1.855 million for a two-bedroom co-op at 530 East 86th Street. The apartment first went on the market in August 2008 for $2.325 million. [Cityfile]
• Art consultant Allan Schwartzman has closed on the purchase of a 12th-floor apartment at the Jean Nouvel-designed 100 11th Avenue. The former New Museum curator paid $3.78 million for the three-bedroom spread. [NYO]
• Nicolas Sayegh, a co-founder of International Delights, a company that supplies baked goods to dozens of New York hotels and gourmet stores like Citarella and Zabar's, has paid $3.65 million for a 26th-floor apartment at the Miraval Living building at 515 East 72nd Street. [Cityfile]
• Steven Lax has paid $5.25 million for a three-bedroom condo at the Heritage at Trump Place on the Upper West Side. Update: We identified the wrong Steven Lax in the original version of this post. We regret the error. [Cityfile]