Mayor Bloomberg Adds More Properties to His Collection

Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (Photo: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (Photo: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

The city’s billionaire mayor has added another two properties to a collection that now includes more plots of land than the number of shoes in most people’s closets.

The mayor purchased two new properties in Southampton, New York, according to highly-redacted tax returns and other disclosure forms released by his office this afternoon.

The first, a 4.8-acre property, is adjacent to a home he already owns in the town, and is characterized in the forms as “vacant unimproved land” valued at $500,000 or more. It was purchased in May 2012.

A second new property, also in Southampton, was purchased in July 2012. That residence is also valued at $500,000 or more on the forms.

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Carolyn Maloney's Congressional Crash Pad

 Carolyn Maloney's Congressional Crash Pad
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (Photo: Facebook)

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney rents out her Washington, D.C. home to a trio of her blue state Congressional colleagues–Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rep.Terri A. Sewell of Alabama and Rep. Frederica S. Wilson. The Times profiled Congresswoman Maloney’s Democratic dorm in today’s paper. “The camaraderie in the house is very special,” Congresswoman Sewell said. Continue reading “Carolyn Maloney's Congressional Crash Pad”