MLB Hall of Famer Mike Piazza Sells Miami Beach Mansion for $15 Million
If you need anymore convincing of how hot the Miami real estate market is, another luxury mansion just sold! It gets better because the seller is Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.
Piazza is known for his time with the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers. He did have brief stints with the Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres, and Oakland Athletics. Mike Piazza is regarded as one of the best offensive catchers in MLB history.
Piazza listed the Miami Beach mansion in December 2017 at $18.5 million. The property located at 1401 West 27th Street, Miami Beach was recently relisted for $14.7 million with a sold price of $15 million. This 8 bedroom, 9.5 bathroom mansion features 9,438 square feet of custom finishes including Jerusalem stone floors and an Italian-inspired kitchen. A private pool, dock, and boat lift elevates the remarkable 100 feet water frontage lot.
The buyers for this incredible residence is none other than the Major Food Group's co-founder Jeffrey Zalaznick and wife. The couple has been renting the property since October 2020.
According to tax records, Piazza paid $10 million for the home in 2008. But don't worry, they are not leaving Miami any time soon. They still own a unit at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach that they purchased in 2019 for $5.6 million.