SlimFast founder’s ex-wife leaves Lincoln Square apartment
Today, Martin Fawer is chairman of the board of TraderTools, which makes stock trading software, according to a LinkedIn profile. A message left for the company was not returned by press time. And Estanne Fawer’s contact information was not immediately available.
For his part, Barak Dunayer, one of the agents of Douglas Elliman who markets the apartment, refused to comment on the identity of the seller.
But he would say the 3,400-square-foot unit, which is among the most expensive resales to hit the market in October, has already attracted interested buyers, despite fears of a downturn.
“The price is up there, yes, but this house is unique,” said Dunayer, who pointed to his views from 1 World Trade Center to the George Washington Bridge. “You can’t get a better location and scale.”
Daniel Abraham founded SlimFast, which offers special flavored shakes as a replacement for certain meals, in 1976. But the 1980s were truly the company’s breakout decade, after Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda , began to present its products. In 2000, Abraham sold SlimFast to Unilever for $2.3 billion in cash.
A major Democratic Party donor who contributed $3 million to Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign in 2006, Abraham is also co-founder of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace, “which works with leaders, policymakers and constituencies in the United States, the Middle East and around the world to advance measures to reduce and ultimately resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
A World War II veteran and resident of West Palm Beach, Florida, Abraham also endowed professorships at Princeton and Harvard.