By day, Brian H. Lederman works as a managing director for Swiss Performance Management & Fiduciary.* By night (and maybe also by day), he grabs women's asses. He grabs them on the subway, on the sidewalk, while waiting in line for the bathroom, and on his way out of the club. He grabs them in the rain, on the train, here and there and anywhere. If there were a category for grabbing asses, he's undoubtedly be the Guinness Book of World Records holder. That is to say, he grabs a lot of asses. And while most people would not be able to keep track of all the asses they'd grabbed in their lifetime, Lederman claims he's never forgotten an ass, which was an essential piece of his recent defense against allegations that he'd grabbed one at Lucky Strike earlier this week.
“I’ve grabbed plenty of girls’ asses in my life,” Brian H. Lederman boasted to The Post. “But I’ve never grabbed hers.” The married moneyman went on the defensive Tuesday after server Laura Ramadei made a tell-all Facebook post saying he ogled her like a piece of meat as he fondled her derriere at Lucky Strike on Grand Street. “When I asked you and your companion if you’d be eating, or needing anything else from me, you put your hand — ever so gently — ON MY ASS and asked if you could take me ‘to go,’ ” the 29-year-old wrote, adding that he left only a $2 tip. Lederman, a 57-year-old managing director at Swiss Performance Management & Fiduciary, angrily denied any physical contact — and threatened to sue Ramadei for defamation. But he didn’t help his case much by admitting he made a boorish comment toward her. “I clearly remember making a joke when the girl said, ‘What would you like,’ ” he said. “I kiddingly said, ‘I would like you to go with nothing on it.’ ”
And in what should come as a shock to exactly no one, Lederman's response also included a "you'll never work in this town again!"-esque threat.
“I will make sure she doesn’t get another job in New York City. I know everybody,” he raged. “The bar owners, the club owners — that’s a terrible thing to write about somebody.”
As for the ass allegations, Lederman will have his assistant fax over a copy of his ledger, which presumably omits Ramadei simply due to a clerical error.
*Which in the world of the NYPost = "wealthy hedge fund titan".