A $98 million penthouse in New York City is the most expensive home for sale in the city, according to the listing agent and listing databases Trulia, Zillow, and StreetEasy.Dubbed "Le Penthouse," the five-story condo in midtown Manhattan is just a block away from the Empire State Building.It comes with a nearly 3,000-square-foot wraparound private roof deck with a pool and a hot tub.While "Le Penthouse" is the priciest home publicly listed, it's possible there are more expensive homes for sale in the city via "whisper listings" that you'll only discover by word-of-mouth.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.A New York City penthouse that spans five floors and sits just a block from the Empire State Building has is for sale for $98 million, making it the most expensive publicly listed home in the city.Called "Le Penthouse," the midtown Manhattan condo hit the market in June and has 19,000 square feet of interior space as well as about 4,500 square feet of outdoor space."To my knowledge, 'Le Penthouse' at 172 Madison Avenue is the most expensive home for sale in the current NYC market," listing agent Raphael Sitruk of Keller Williams NYC told Business Insider.Business Insider cross-checked the listing across sites including Zillow, Trulia, and StreetEasy and was not able to find any other listings that exceeded Le Penthouse's $98 million price tag. The real-estate appraiser and market analyst Jonathan Miller confirmed in June that it's the most expensive active listing in the city.While "Le Penthouse" is the priciest home publicly listed, it's possible there are more expensive homes for sale in the city via "whisper listings" that you'll only discover by word-of-mouth.Here's a look inside the priciest public listing in New York City.SEE ALSO:I spent an afternoon in NYC's richest ZIP code, where celebs live in a 'paparazzi-proof' building and the average income is $879,000. Here's what the trendy neighborhood looks like.DON'T MISS:Take a look inside the pair of twisting glass towers in NYC that's drawing attention from international billionaire buyers, from Jeff Bezos to New Zealand's richest personA $98 million penthouse on Madison Avenue is the most expensive home for sale in New York City.Source: Keller Williams NYCThe condo is in midtown Manhattan, just a block from the Empire State Building.Source: Keller Williams NYC172 Madison Avenue is a 33-floor luxury tower with 69 homes that comes with amenities including a full-time doorman, a spa and gym, a 67-foot lap pool, a Jacuzzi, a yoga room, and a lounge complete with a billiards table.Source: 172 Madison AvenueThe condo spans five full floors at the top of the tower, with ceiling heights reaching up to 23 feet.Source: Keller Williams NYCIt has more than 19,000 square feet of interior living space and 4,500 feet of outdoor space, including terraces and a private roof deck.Source: Keller Williams NYCThe apartment will come as a "white-box" unit, which means it comes unfurnished and without any finishings or appliances so that the buyer can customize everything to his or her tastes.Source: Keller Williams NYC"It's like having an infinite white canvas and designing the unique apartment you're dreaming about," listing agent Raphael Sitruk of Keller Williams NYC told Business Insider.Source: Keller Williams NYCRenderings of the apartment show what could be done with the space, like installing an expansive wine room.Source: Keller Williams NYCThe condo comes with a nearly 3,000-square-foot wraparound private roof deck with a pool and hot tub.Source: Keller Williams NYCAccording to the listing agent, the condo's sky-high price tag is justified because of its "super-central location," the 360-degree views, and the private roof deck. "This space is unique and never seen anywhere before," Sitruk told Business Insider.Source: Keller Williams NYC Click here to read full news..