Covington & Burling duo buys in Morningside Heights for $1.12M

Medium 79fbe439300be743161d1dfdf07fc1ea Jacqueline C. Wolff and Michael B. Hopkins bought a two-bedroom, two-bath condo at 529 Cathedral Parkway in Morningside Heights from Chris Reale for $1.12 million on Sept. 10.

Reale paid $232,410 for the property in Nov. 2004. The 1,600-square-foot Unit #9H is one of 65 units in the 14-story 529-541 Cathedral Parkway development. It was constructed in 1925 and its alternate address is 535 W. 110th St.

Ms. Wolff is of counsel at Covington & Burling LLP in New York City. She's also served as an assistant United States attorney in the frauds division, and the chief of environmental crimes at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey.

She received her B.A. in biology and sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Mr. Hopkins is a partner at Covington & Burling LLP in New York City and is the practice coordinator for the firm's bankruptcy and restructuring practice.

He received his B.A. from New York University, his M.A. from City College of the City University of New York and his J.D. from the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

According to, there were 19 condo sales in Morningside Heights in 2008, with a median sales price of $600,000.

Address: 529 Cathedral Parkway, Unit: 9h
Buyer(s): Hopkins, Michael B, Wolff and Jacqueline C
Seller(s): Reale and Chris
Sale date: Sep. 10, 2009