ALBANY – An agreement to sell the Wolf’s Biergarten brand, originally announced in January, was finalized last week, the two sides said. The new owners are Sam Leamy, a longtime director of Wolff’s, and his business partner Dan Henley, who is an accountant, boss of Wolff and played recreational soccer with Leamy.
They have acquired the original Wolff’s, open since 2009 in the city’s warehouse district, and its 7-year-old brother Schenectady on Erie Boulevard, and will take over Syracuse Wolff’s in the future, according to Wolff founder Matt Baumgartner, who continues. to lead Wolff’s-Syracuse. Baumgartner retains ownership of the Albany and Syracuse Wolff buildings; Schenectady’s location is leased. Last spring, Baumgartner transformed Wolff’s Troy location into Troy Beer Garden, a vegetarian restaurant, which has an upstairs lounge bar called The Berlin.