Paul D. Cohen
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AGE: 82 • Warren
Paul D. Cohen, 82, of Warren, died peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2013, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Spring Lake to Louis and Marion Cohen before moving to Lakewood and Warren. Paul served in the U.S. Air Force and was the founder of The Circle Agency in Brick Township. He was a founding member of The Jaycees of Lakewood and Rotary Club of Brick Township. Paul was a pioneer in the field of Brownfield Redevelopment. He founded CBRE's first Brownfield Practice Group. Prior to CBRE, Paul spent nearly 30 years handling industrial transactions as manager of the Central NJ Office of SBWE Inc. At the time of his death, he was Senior Vice President at Team Resources SBWE.
He is predeceased by his brother, Mark Cohen and grandchildren, Dana Beaty and Ian Besner. Surviving are his wife, Fredi L. Pearlmutter; brothers, Aaron Cohen and Norman Cohen; his daughters, Lynn Hirsch of Atlanta, GA, Laurie Beaty of Huntersville, NC and Beth Besner of Davie, FL and their spouses. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9 at B'nai Jeshurun Cemetery, 1334 Carrington St., Elizabeth. Donations may be made to I Care I Cure Foundation, P.O. Box 291386, Davie, FL 33329, www.icareicure.org. Arrangements are by the Crabiel Parkiwest Funeral Chapel, New Brunswick.
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 9, 2013