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Sandy Weill Didn’t Pay $43.7 Million To Live At 15 Central Park West And Read His Copy Of Cat Fancy A Week After It Hit Newsstands

It pays to be an employee at 15 Central Park West. Author Michael Gross reports in House of Outrageous Fortune, his new book about the behemoth condo building, that the average worker there made $22,500 in tips during the holiday season in 2011, give or take a few Benjamins…Not bad for tending to a tower full of influentials, plenty of whom have made Fifteen — its nickname, apparently — their base of power…Sandy Weill…is remembered by one (anonymous) staffer as being “very demanding … An automatic call is made to the manager if a letter or a magazine doesn’t arrive when it’s supposed to.” [NYM, related]

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  1. HotKarl says:

    I used to have a similar problem with people getting the pages of my Barely Legal magazines sticky before they were delivered to my residence.

    – J Gundlach

  2. Blumpkin says:

    Buy a fucking iPad and learn how to download, asshole.

    – 15 Central Park Mailroom Manager

    • LPT Chi says:

      It's called a receiving room in high end buildings peasant.

    • Im_a_Dude says:

      sums up everything wrong with Citi and Sandy Weill; sitting around waiting for their magazine to arrive by snail mail, and getting mad and the building when it doesn't arrive on time.

  3. BNP HR says:

    I once took a shit in their lobby comode. It was top shelf

    Viva La France!

  4. SMU Secure says:

    Wow, NYC. That's pretty fancy. We are all impressed.

  5. Ghost of ML says:

    Bess referencing an Opening Bell article must be her way of letting Shaz know he didn't do a completely horrible job this morning.

  6. El scorcho CFA says:

    God damn you half Japanese girls………

  7. investorcluzo says:

    Wait one minute…$600k before tips? I'm in the wrong business!
    -UBS MD

  8. BNP HR says:

    600K!!! We pay our employees in scarves

  9. Banking too long says:

    Thinking the mailroom guy adds more value than most MDs…

  10. jj Chimpihan says:

    brilliant repartee

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