Columbia grad settles on E. 79th St.

Medium 38012abf2adce168dc7c90e2ef92b9e2 Rahul N. Saxena and Poonam S. Saxena bought condo Unit #23BD at 404 E. 79th St. on the Upper East Side for $625,000 from Debra S. Pierce on Aug. 31.

There are 208 units in the building, also known as the Hampton House.

Mr. Saxena is a managing director at Verizon Data Services India P Ltd. in Chennai, India. He attended Columbia University and St. Stephen's College, Delhi University.

According to, there were 177 condo sales on the Upper East Side in 2008, with a median sales price of $901,500.

Address: 404 East 79th Street, Unit: 23b
Buyer(s): Saxena, Poonam Sachdev, Saxena and Rahul Narain
Seller(s): Schonberger, Debra M, Schonberger-Pierce and Debra
Sale date: Aug. 31, 2009