Sales exec buys in Gramercy Park

Ellen P. Taracido sold Unit #8D at 160 Third Ave. in Gramercy Park for $817,500 to Rhonda Negrin on July 2.

The 22-story building was built in 1963 and houses 53 units.

Taracido is a sales executive with clothier Tracy Evans. She attended Hofstra University.

Negrin is an independent health and fitness professional. She attended City University of New York-Brooklyn College.

Sales at 160 Third Ave. increased 50 percent last year, from six sales in 2006 to nine in 2007. The median sales price dropped 5 percent, from $655,000 to $620,000.

Sales in Gramercy Park increased 54 percent from 2006-2007. The median sales price increased 23.6 percent, from $590,000 in 2006 to $670,000 in 2007.

Address: 160 3rd Avenue, Unit: 8d
Buyer(s): Negrin and Rhonda
Seller(s): Taracido and Ellen P
Sale date: Jul. 2, 2008