Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Sells Home in New York Suburbs for $3.783 Million

Jene J. Long

Retired Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera has bought his turreted dwelling in New York’s Westchester County for $3.783 million, a major low cost from the $5.7 million he paid for it in 2006. 

Mr. Rivera and his wife, Clara Rivera, very first shown the household for $3.995 million in 2020, in accordance to listing agent Heather Harrison of Compass, who has the listing with Zach Harrison, her spouse and colleague, and colleague Alex Grapstein. 

The Riveras did not respond to a request for comment. 

The purchaser, who could not be recognized, rented the nine-bedroom, roughly 13,000-square-foot house for about $19,000 a thirty day period above the previous 12 months, mentioned Mr. Grapstein. When the Riveras gained one more present on the house, the tenant opted to obtain the house as an alternative of relocating out, said Ms. Harrison.

“We experienced a strong bid from a prospective buyer, so the tenant experienced to make a selection,” she mentioned.

The household has a Rye address but is positioned in the Harrison university district, the agents stated. It has two turrets, 1 on every side of the entrance, and a wood-paneled space that was made use of as a sporting activities bar by the Riveras. The household also has an place of work, a billiards space and a property theater. The around 1.2-acre whole lot has an out of doors pool and basketball area, according to the listing brokers. 

The Riveras are selling simply because their three youngsters are developed and they have downsized to a more compact residence nearby, hoping to consider benefit of the robust market place in the New York suburbs, Mr. Grapstein stated. 

Mariano Rivera in 2021.



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In choosing to checklist the house for fewer than they paid for it, the Riveras regarded as the reality that they acquired it from a developer at the top of the mid-2000s growth and were being the initially men and women to are living in it, Ms. Harrison stated. Even though price ranges in the community have enhanced since the pandemic, they are approximately flat in comparison with 2006, the brokers stated.

Mr. Rivera retired in 2013 following a 19-yr occupation with the Yankees and was inducted into the Baseball Corridor of Fame in 2019, though living at the property, Mr. Grapstein claimed.

Kevin Mallen of Compass, who represented the consumer, did not respond to a request for comment. 

Luxurious one-spouse and children house sale price ranges in Westchester County averaged $2.95 million in the initial quarter, up 18.2% when compared with the similar interval final year, according to a Douglas Elliman report.

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