Film producer buys Fort Greene home for $1.78M

Medium a5d0fb607305df798b191999398aeb7c Catherine Crosby and Daniel Holton-Roth bought a house at 185 Lafayette Ave. in Fort Greene from Jerome Ranawake and Rebecca Scott Ranawake for $1.78 million on March 5.

The 2,424-square-foot house, built in 1899, is in the Fort Greene Historic District.

Holton-Roth is a New York-based documentary film producer and legal consultant at Juris Productions. Previously, he was a legal intern at the law firm of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP.

He holds a B.A. from Haverford College and a J.D. from CUNY School of Law.

Jerome Ranawake is a partner at the law firm of Freshfields, Bruckhaus & Deringer LLP, where he focuses on prime brokerage, derivatives trading and financing activities.

According to, there have been 41 home sales in Fort Greene during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $675,000.

Address: 185 Lafayette Avenue
Buyer(s): Crosby, Catherine, Holton-Roth and Daniel
Seller(s): Ranawake, Jerome, Ranawake and Rebecca Scott
Sale date: Mar. 5, 2012