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High Profile CFO Reportedly Leaps To His Death In NYC From “Jenga Building”


Tragic story to report.

And this story is still developing.

All of the details in this article are as reported by other sources, but I will say this upfront: something seems very strange here.

And of course tragic any way you look at it.

News just broke that Bed Bath & Beyond CFO Gustavo Arnal leaped to his death from the 18th Floor of his NYC apartment, commonly referred to as the “Jenga Building”.

Here are some reports:

Here is what the Jenga Building looks like:

While many reports focus on BB&B closing 150 stores, others are claiming the CFO had played a role in a pump-and-dump scheme:

We have NOT been able to verify if that is accurate, but it is being posted by others.

No matter the reason, it’s very sad:

Others are questioning if he jumped or was pushed:

We also have no information one way or the other.

The NY Post reports he had only been with the company since 2020:

The chief financial officer of troubled Bed Bath & Beyond has been identified as the man who jumped to his death from the iconic new Tribeca skyscraper known as the “Jenga Building,” The Post has learned.

Gustavo Arnal, 52, who was also an executive vice president for the struggling home goods retailer, plunged from the 18th floor of 56 Leonard Street on Friday, police sources said.

The 60-story building is best known for its purposely misaligned apartments stacked atop each other, resembling the popular game “Jenga.”

Messages left with Bed Bath & Bed and Arnal’s family Saturday were not immediately returned.

On Aug. 16, Arnal sold 42,513 shares in company stock for a little over a $1 million, according to

Arnal joined Bed Bath & Beyond in 2020. He previously worked as chief financial officer for cosmetics giant Avon based out of London and had a 20-year career working overseas leading Procter & Gamble.

In 2021, he made more than $2.9 million via Bed Bath & Beyond, including $775,000 in salary and the rest in stock awards, according to

And no, Brandy x2, it’s still way too early and inappropriate to claim that he is now “in the Beyond section”.

Too soon.

Clean up your act ghouls and have some respect!


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