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Johanna Berkman

February 26, 2001 | Feature
Steve Madden: Crisis of the Sole

The Long Island shoe salesman who built an empire by catering to the tastes of teenage girls is facing the toughest challenge of his life: an indictment for stock fraud. Who's testifying against him? Only his former best friend.

June 19, 2000 | Profile
The Fall of the House of Steinberg

Illness, hubris, and market reversals combined to bring down the couple who best epitomized eighties New York. Now Saul and Gayfryd Steinberg are reinventing themselves -- as mere millionaires.

January 24, 2000 | Feature
The Star Report
September 27, 1999 | Feature
The Green Candidate

Wall Street wizard Jon Corzine spent 24 years helping to build Goldman Sachs into a banking powerhouse before being ousted as CEO last January. Can a very rich, very liberal Democrat connect with New Jersey's masses? He's ready to bet millions of his own money that he can.

February 8, 1999 | Feature
Fashion Faux Pas

Though he portrayed himself as a charming playboy with a Midas touch, Tommaso Buti emerged from the ashes of the Fashion Cafe with his reputation tarnished, his marriage over, and his partners at his heels. Then The Donald stepped in.