It’s Millionaire vs. Billionaire within the Battle of the SoHo Pergola

The Dalios’ lawyer mentioned the house is owned and inhabited by Mr. Dalio’s youngsters. He mentioned Mr. Pignatelli was “improperly together with Mr. Dalio as a defendant in an apparent effort to attempt to embarrass him right into a settlement.”

For a number of years, 6G was inhabited by Mr. Dalio’s son Paul Dalio, a filmmaker, and Paul’s spouse, Kristina Nikolova Dalio, a cinematographer.

The neighbors had a principally pleasant rapport. Mr. Pignatelli mentioned that Ms. Dalio requested to see his house in 2019: “She mentioned, ‘I need to see your house to get impressed, as a result of I do know it’s very stunning.’”

As her household grew, Mr. Pignatelli mentioned she instructed him, they wanted extra space. Would Mr. Pignatelli be keen to promote his house to her and her husband?

“I mentioned, ‘No, I’m not ,’” he recounted. “Then she mentioned, ‘Oh, we’re going to have to maneuver.’ So I mentioned, ‘You understand, when you transfer and also you need to promote your house, please let me know.’”

Issues devolved. In February 2020, Mr. Pignatelli texted Matthew Dicker, the co-op board chairman, to complain about objects the Dalios had left within the constructing hallway: footwear, umbrellas, toys and packages.

“They hold their door open for hours throughout the day,” Mr. Pignatelli wrote, “with youngsters enjoying and screaming on this house (why not inside their dwelling?) and I’ve to listen to them scream or play piano, like they’re my youngsters.” (Mr. Dicker replied in a textual content: “Yikes.” Reached by The Occasions, he declined to remark.)