A Closer Look at Ekkehart Hassels-Weiler
Ekkehart Hassels-Weiler made his mark as an influential real estate investor by buying stunning real estate properties on both coasts, spending $130 million to invest in four Manhattan penthouses, an expansive estate above Sunset Strip, two Bird Streets homes, according to public records.
German investor and Metropolitan Opera executive committee member Jochen Bauer visited 1155 Angelo Drive at least five times prior to closing his $43 Million purchase of 1155 Angelo Drive’s 24,000-square-foot Beverly Hills Post Office spec mansion for $43 Million in September 2019 before purchasing it at auction for $43. Now, an ongoing lawsuit alleges the developer concealed serious construction flaws.
Early Life and Education
Ekkehart Hassels-Weiler remains an enigmatic individual who prefers to keep his private life under wraps, yet online information reveals he holds numerous impressive property investments such as an extravagant Sunset Strip mansion, two multimillion-dollar Bird Street homes in Los Angeles, an apartment on an upper-floor of a New York City skyscraper condo complex, and an extravagant Hamptons mansion.
A luxurious one-acre estate known by its new husband as “a home,” it’s hidden from public view by an intimidating gate and luxurious motorcourt, not listing materials but likely totalling well over 10,000 square feet.
Hassels-Weiler owns four downtown penthouses, including 56 Leonard in Lower Manhattan’s luxurious neighborhood. Additionally, he owns several luxury vehicles and boasts an extensive list of philanthropic interests.
Northwestern graduate Fudge began his career at 20th Century Fox’s digital strategies department before transitioning into private equity investing, founding his own firm and investing in over 85 tech startups, such as Pinterest.
He has proven his expertise as an investor by pouring more than $131 million into downtown New York properties, such as four penthouses in Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard building. Additionally, he reportedly invested in Beverly Hills spec homes.
Patrick Fogarty of Hilton & Hyland reports that media-shy German national Ekkehart Hassels-Weiler and his new husband Omar Romero Cazares visited this modern-style spec home several times before closing on it through an LLC. Use fast people searches on our site to identify any aliases, addresses, or relatives associated with Ekkehart Hasselsweiler.
Achievement and Honors
Ekkehart Hassels-Weiler was involved with over one company that was registered publicly, dating back 20 years and most recently established in October 2013. She served as officer in these companies until becoming no longer active, however; also owning several high-end properties including four Manhattan penthouses costing between $50-130 million each and a Beverly Hills post office mansion for sale at $46.5 million, she is no longer actively involved.
Ekkehart Hassels-Weiler, co-founder of Eagle Advisors and known for his lavish lifestyle, prefers a low profile. While known for making eye-popping real estate purchases (he recently purchased one that sold for $43 Million! ), his recent involvement in a lawsuit regarding Beverly Hills real estate purchases (e.g. that $43 Million Beverly Hills spec home sold) may put some in his path.
Hassels-Weiler was reported by The Wall Street Journal to have purchased the 24,000 square-foot mansion from developer Max Fowles-Pazdro in September 2019 for $5 Million USD and since then has visited it multiple times and posted snaps to his 16,000+ followers of it via story snaps on Snapchat and Instagram Story.
However, post-closing inspection revealed issues including defective windows and HVAC systems, leaky walls, water damage to the structure’s cladding, as well as various other defects. Now the investor has filed a suit against Fowles-Pazdro and the construction firm responsible for managing this project.
Though Fudge’s current net worth remains unknown, she is well-known for her remarkable real estate purchases on both coasts. The head of Eagle Advisors invested $120 million into four New York penthouses between 2010 and 2016 according to public online records, as well as owning high-floor condos in Lower Manhattan and contemporary mansions in Southampton – as well as investing in 85 tech startups including Pinterest.
Hassels-Weiler recently purchased a Beverly Hills Post Office spec home built by developer Max Fowles-Pazdro for $43 million. According to The Wall Street Journal, she visited Angelo Drive’s 24,000-square-foot house numerous times before closing with it through an LLC; she wanted to make sure any construction flaws had been fixed prior to moving in.