Lawyer spends $3.325M in Brooklyn Heights

David B. Pitofsky and Trena B. Keating bought a home at 36 Grace Court in Brooklyn Heights from Dr. William E. Golden and Ann Howard Golden for $3.325 million on July 7.

The 1,889-square-foot house, which was built in 1915, is three stories high.

Pitofsky is a partner in Goodwin Procter's Litigation Department and member of its White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Practice and the Securities Litigation and SEC Enforcement Practice.

Prior to working for Goodwin Procter, he served as principal deputy chief of the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office. He has also written and lectured on several occasions on a variety of white collar crime and securities enforcement topics.

He received his B.A. from University of Michigan in 1987 and earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1991.

Home sales in Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill are up 35 percent in 2008 versus sales in 2007. The median sales price, however, is down from $610,000 in 2007 to $600,000 so far this year.

Address: 36 Grace Court
Buyer(s): Keating, Trena B, Pitofsky and David B
Seller(s): Howard Golden, Ann, Golden and William E
Sale date: Jul. 7, 2008