Former Fairfield Greenwich employee Sherry Cohen on the Noels:
Frontline: Did you like them?
Cohen: I think that Walter and Monica are very, very likable people.
I think that the next generation had supreme self-confidence, confidence that I kind of wish I would've had, except that it really got to be too much. They were sometimes arrogant. They had a tremendous sense of self-entitlement. And I wasn't the only one who thought that. And I wasn't the only one who thought that they were very, very aggressive...
Frontline: Somebody told me that the whole entire family lost [$60 to] $80 million. [Is that] a lot of money for this family?
Cohen: Sixty million dollars is a hell of a lot of money for this family. People seem to assume that they were always rich, but they weren't always rich. And when Walter was about 65 years old, he had mortgages up the wazoo. They were constantly refinancing. They didn't own cars. ...