Former CL&P Chief Sells Avon House

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Former Connecticut Light & Power president Jeffrey D. Butler has sold his Avon house for $1.56 million, just  four months after putting the Pembroke Drive property on the market.

Pembroke Drive

Former CL&P Chief Jeffrey Butler Has Sold His Avon Home.

The 6,800-square-foot Colonial was purchased by Donald R. Droppo Jr. and his wife Amy for just under the listing price of $1.6 million, according to public records. Donald Droppo is the president and CEO of Curtis Packaging Corp., a family-owned business in Sandy Hook.

Butler and his wife Susan paid $1.6 million for the house in 2009. It has five bedrooms and five full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms.

The brick Colonial on two acres also boasts views of the Heublein Tower and includes a game room, wine cellar, a gunite pool with hot tub, a waterfall and koi pond, a guest house with a full bath and kitchenette and a four-car heated garage.

See more photos of the house here.

Butler resigned from his post at CL&P after he became the lightning rod for criticism of the company’s power restoration effort following the Halloween snowstorm.

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3 thoughts on “Former CL&P Chief Sells Avon House

  1. Chuck

    This is news? Another overpaid ineffective executive sells a house? Really?

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  2. Johnny 2 Dogs

    I hope Droppo was told the generator, if included in the sale, is not functioning.

  3. Pissed off CL&P customer

    Why did this make the news? You couln’t find anything better? So he sold it so what. You are a news paper print new not crap about a putz that sold his house. this jerk got enough press and got canned. News is your job start doing that and people may start reading your paper agin. Keep printing garbage and that is where you will end up. sales are down and this is one big reason. Do you want to be a supermarket tabloid?

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