Jeweler-to-the-stars Jeffrey Rackover is trying to sell his Upper East Side apartment to escape neighbors furious that his surrogate son and a pal allegedly murdered a man inside the building, The Post has learned.
Rackover has been ostracized by fellow residents of the East 59th Street co-op tower since last year’s grisly slaying — and an April visit by NYPD detectives only hardened their hatred, sources said.
“He should sell. He has enough going on,” one neighbor said.
Rackover — who famously helped now-President Trump pick out the engagement ring he gave wife Melania — is offering his 32nd floor, two-bedroom, three-bath apartment for just shy of $2.5 million.
The decor is “very Liberace-esque,” said a source who saw it during a recent open-house viewing inside the Grand Sutton building.
“You walk in and there are these two tall mirrors,” framed in dark wood and Louis Vuitton fabric, the source said.
“He has a Louis Vuitton throw on the bed. He’s got a crystal chandelier over the dining room table. In the living room, there are built-in couches with fur pillows.”
There are framed photos of celebs including Elton John, Matt Lauer and Lorraine Bracco on the walls, and “a framed thank-you note from Oprah Winfrey in the guest bathroom, along with hand towels that say ‘The Rackovers’ on them,” the source added.
The selling price represents a 10 percent discount from what Rackover was asking when he listed the place shortly before Joey Comunale, 26, was killed in a fourth-floor apartment occupied by James Rackover, 25, on Nov. 13.
Jeffrey Rackover — who authorities have said was paying the rent for James — took his apartment off the market the following month, according to online listings.
James Rackover and Larry Dillione, 28, were charged with second-degree murder after Dillione allegedly confessed that he knocked out Comunale and that James strangled and stabbed him after they began arguing after cigarettes while…