Attorney sells Murray Hill condo

Priti K. Dave and her husband, Sandeep P. Talati, sold a one-bedroom, one bath condo at 537 Third Ave. in Murray Hill to Deborah Lipton for $745,000 on July 8.

The 950-square-foot Unit #14D is in an apartment building between Lexington and Second Avenues.

Dave is an associate lawyer with McKee Nelson, LLP, in New York City. She concentrates her practice in the areas of securitization and structured finance and has represented both issuers and underwriters in a variety of public and private securitization transactions.

She received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law (2001) and her B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1998).

Talati works as a project manager for Alliance Capital. Dave and Talate were married in 2005 in Lindehurst, N.Y.

The development at 537 Third Ave., which was built in 1955 and converted to a cooperative in 1985, has 149 units on 19 floors. Its alternate address is 200 E. 36th St.

Condo sales in Murray Hill/Kips Bay increased 26 percent in 2007 versus sales in 2006. The median sales price, however, fell from $752,000 to $732,000 during the same period.

Address: 537 3rd Avenue, Unit: 14d
Buyer(s): Lipton and Deborah
Seller(s): Talati, Sandeep P, Dave and Priti K
Sale date: Jul. 8, 2008