Barry Gimelstob, 75, of Harding Township died Oct. 26, 2018. He was born and raised in Newark.
Mr. Gimelstob was founder and CEO of FBR Group, a New Jersey-based financial advisory firm. Over almost three decades, he and his team of professionals grew FBR into a preeminent estate management company, and he became one of Guardian Life Insurance’s top agents
He graduated from Weequahic High School in Newark, where he excelled as a star athlete, and Long Island University.
He served as the head coach of Newark’s South Side High School (now Malcom X Shabazz High School), coaching three state championship teams. He twice earned “Coach of the Year” honors for metropolitan New York and was elected to the Newark NJ Athletic Hall of Fame.
He volunteered for the Valerie Fund, Shabazz High School, and Newark Academy.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patricia; three sons, Joshua, Justin, and Russell; and a grandson.
Services were held Oct. 29 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to The Valerie Fund, Maplewood.