Drug Store Scion Buys on Barrow Street

• James P. Marden, the son of pharmacy mogul Bernard Marden, has picked up a townhouse in the West Village: Marden paid $4.125 million for a 2,200-square-foot, four-story building located at 39 Barrow Street. It's one of several real estate transactions for the family: Bernard Marden father sold his home in Wainscott for $11.2 million last year. And his former wife just recently sold her own penthouse for $11.5 million. [Cityfile, Avian Village Realty]
• Jennifer Scully-Lerner, a Goldman Sachs executive and top Obama fundraiser, and her husband, fellow financial exec Richard, have picked up a new apartment on Fifth Avenue. The couple paid $3.575 million for a three-bedroom co-op at 1170 Fifth Avenue, which first went on the market for $5.2 million back in 2008. [Cityfile]

New York Times reporter Steven Greenhouse and his wife, Miriam Reinharth, have paid $1.1 million for a condo at 134 West 93rd Street. [Cityfile]
• Opera star Catherine Malfitano is bidding goodbye to her duplex loft at 79 Laight Street. The three-bedroom spread sold for $2.6 million. [NYO]
• Celebrity photographer Timothy White has dropped the price of his loft at 448 West 37th Street. The 4,101-square-foot spread, which first went on the market for $5.8 million in 2007, is now listed for $4.495 million. [Real Estalker, Corcoran]