Managing Director, Relationship Manager
Years at First
George Garfunkel is a Managing Director and Relationship Manager with more than 40 years of tax and financial planning experience. He seeks to help his clients think strategically, providing holistic advice regarding investment and financial planning matters.
Prior to joining First Manhattan Co. in 2002, George practiced law for 40 years, concentrating on business, tax, and financial advice for professionals. He was a Founding Partner of the largest health care law firm in the New York metropolitan area.
George is committed to community service. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Food Bank for New York City, Trustee of the Town of Palm Beach United Way, Emeritus Board Member of Public Health Solutions, and Emeritus Trustee of the American Jewish Historical Society. He holds an LLB from Columbia University School of Law and a BA from Cornell University.
George lives in Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife and has 11 grandchildren.