Paul Enright wanted access to the basement to store his crap (and a townhouse sans vermin). Brenda “The Wonderbra” Schad wanted a tenant who wasn’t constantly on her ass.

In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Paul Enright, 40, says that he deserves most of his money back because he and his family never had access to the basement in the four-story, 4,120 square foot building on E. 19 St. In addition, he said, the rear garden was unusable because of a vermin infestation. Enright, who started living there with his family in 2010, says that those two spots alone take up 32% of the building’s square footage and he tacked on another 25% penalty because roof leaks and other problems, bringing the total to $621,248. But the landlord, model Brenda Schad, told the Daily News that Enright and his family were extremely difficult. “This lawsuit is so frivolous,” she said. She said the basement was never included in their lease for the triplex. As for the backyard rodent problem, Schad had a simple excuse: “It’s New York City!”

Hedge fund manager suing his former landlord, a model known as ‘Miss Wonderbra,’ for rent refund because of mice infestation [NYDN]

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  1. Posted by Missing it | August 11, 2014 at 11:19 AM

    That's a pretty cool water bottle she's got.

  2. Posted by Guest | August 11, 2014 at 11:22 AM

    Clearly a slumlorDD.

  3. Posted by Hobbes | August 11, 2014 at 11:28 AM

    I see three bottles myself.

  4. Posted by Little Finger | August 11, 2014 at 11:31 AM

    I see a profitable collection of holes

  5. Posted by UBS Brazier Analyst | August 11, 2014 at 11:33 AM

    I would let her suffocate me with those flesh pillows.

    If this guy is such a hitter wtf is he renting this place. He can't buy his own? Not the guy I want managing my money, just saying. Other than that I am unconcerned.

  6. Posted by Link Clicker | August 11, 2014 at 12:03 PM

    "The Enrights bought a Upper East Side condo for $25 million and now live in the posh Park Ave. home."

  7. Posted by Lord Humongous | August 11, 2014 at 12:04 PM

    It moved

  8. Posted by UBS Brazier Analyst | August 11, 2014 at 12:11 PM

    My apologies my reading comprehension has a case of the Mondays. As you were.

  9. Posted by Guest | August 11, 2014 at 12:30 PM

    Solves my milk inflation problems.

    – Dude who likes a 'con leche' every couple of hours

  10. Posted by Guest | August 11, 2014 at 12:36 PM

    Top notch reading comp. there UBS. Now opine upon the fairness of the deal

  11. Posted by Alt_EST | August 11, 2014 at 12:52 PM

    It's New York City! I mean, its the new New York City, the post-crisis New York City, where the old model-hedge fund manager power dynamic has been inverted, and sure, people still go to Marquee, but now only ironically. Sure models and bottles still exists, but the guy buying the bottles failed out of three startups, like failure is cool and profitable now? And again, the model is now your landlord. To get a car home now, you have to stay until approximately noon the next day, and Seamless is $20 max and only available after 8pm (one minute while I go forage in streetside garbage bins instead). Asset management is now our focus? What's next, recruiting from state schools? (Also, what is capital, and why do I have to optimize it?) Banks can't retain young talent because everyone love wearing tshirts to the office, and oh, that's cool you can bring dogs to work! Quick, to San Francisco so we can figure out the newest ad delivery system! OK, I guess that kind of makes it the old, old New York of 1999…

    -Old Man Yelling At Sky

  12. Posted by Guest | August 11, 2014 at 12:55 PM

    If she has problems with the settlement, I would be happy to provide her with some liquidity.

  13. Posted by Guest | August 11, 2014 at 1:26 PM

    Dear Sir,
    This is Mutombo. We are a successful app developer based in the ciy off Lagos, Nigeria. Throughout our 25-year history we have developed thousands of apps for mobile and landline phones that have earned us the hundreds of millions of dollars in profit. We are currently contracted by a very reputable VC firm to provide him with an 'Old Man Yelling At Sky' app for the amount of about $12 billion dollars. We would like to get your help in developing that app and would be prepared to offer you half of the profits. However, due to a large outbreak of the ebolas in our country, we are unable to go to the bank and access the moneys in deposit we need for development. Our estimated budget for development of this $12 billion app that would bring the riches to both of us is about 20,000 dollars including the amount that would cost us to wire half of that $12 billion to your account. If you can help us, kindly place 20,000 dollars in unmarked, non-sequential bills in an envelope and place it tomorrow before 2pm in the trash bin inside the Chipotles located on the third avenue and E 43rd street. Please place the envelope before 2pm as the Chipotles takes the trash out and we would be afraid to lose your monies. Also include your info so we can wire you back the billions of dollars. Sir, we are in dire need and you are the only one that can bring us the funds that we need to develop the application and claim or billions of dollars. Please be assured that this is a very reputable firm and the developers and VCs have already signed to the deal. Sir, may the God bless you.

  14. Posted by CatamiteCapital | August 11, 2014 at 1:30 PM

    I'm just hoping to live in a world where she is considered a landlord / model, and not the other way around…

    – DZ

  15. Posted by NakedShort | August 11, 2014 at 1:33 PM

    no handbridge required.

  16. Posted by BNP Scarf Analyst | August 11, 2014 at 1:39 PM

    You are a sick person, plea seek help immediately

  17. Posted by Puck It | August 11, 2014 at 1:50 PM

    All that outfit needs is a pearl necklace. I'll volunteer.

  18. Posted by guest | August 11, 2014 at 2:02 PM

    I think Ms Schad has probably found it difficult for any guy to really see eye to eye with her.

  19. Posted by Guest | August 11, 2014 at 2:14 PM

    This news is infinitely less interesting than the picture had me believe.

  20. Posted by Idris Elba | August 11, 2014 at 2:34 PM

    hanbrige required, sir

  21. Posted by E. Texas Gas Trader | August 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM

    "Brazier" has to do with cooking meat. A brassiere was what you wanted to use. Well….. maybe not.

  22. Posted by Waha Basis Trader | August 11, 2014 at 2:48 PM

    I've seen dancers at "Tibetian Silver" in Houston leaving work at 3:00 am wearing similar hand wraps but just on their right hands. Didn't know they boxed!

  23. Posted by Copyright | August 11, 2014 at 6:27 PM
  24. Posted by wannabe HF dude | August 11, 2014 at 10:43 PM

    Viking Global is paying an analyst that much? $25m for a pad? He must be 2nd after Andreas in terms of comp..

  25. Posted by Preston Conillingus | August 11, 2014 at 11:06 PM

    Bess take this post down. Promiscuous sex is a heavy burden upon society. Aside from the socially transmitted diseases, the cost of abortions and fatherless children is much higher than most realize. Fatherless children are much more likely to become drug users, drop out of school and sin. This increases the tax burden on all of us!

  26. Posted by former ubs | August 12, 2014 at 10:46 AM

    There's a chipotle on 43rd and 3rd?

  27. Posted by Guest | August 12, 2014 at 7:53 PM

    Take your old school, ultra-conservative mantra and go back to the flyover midwestern state that you came from.