OBITUARY

Her­bert B. Platzner

Palm Beach Daily News - - TODAY -

Her­bert B. Platzner of Palm Beach and New Rochelle, N.Y., died Satur­day, May 20, 2017. He was 94.

Mr. Platzner, a vet­eran of World War II, joined his fa­ther in a small real es­tate bro­ker­age busi­ness that he turned into one of the largest own­ers of garages in the Bronx.

He later moved his busi­ness, Platzner In­ter­na­tional Group, and his fam­ily to Westch­ester, N.Y., set­ting up of­fices in New Rochelle, where he be­came the largest land­lord in the city. In 1968, he ac­quired the New Haven Rail­road Co. sta­tion in New Rochelle.

Mr. Platzner re­ceived his MBA from the Univer­sity of Phoenix and a bach­e­lor’s de­gree from New York Univer­sity.

He was on the board of direc­tors at United He­brew in Westch­ester and the MorseLife Health Sys­tem of Palm Beach, where he was pres­i­dent, chair­man and chair­man emer­i­tus of both or­ga­ni­za­tions. He was a founder of the Al­bert Ein­stein Col­lege of Medicine in New York City and Beth El Syn­a­gogue in New Rochelle. He led the Ur­ban Re­newal Com­mis­sion of New Rochelle, and was in­volved in the New Rochelle Po­lice As­so­ci­a­tion.

Mr. Platzner is sur­vived by his wife, Marylin Platzner; his chil­dren, Sharon Cut­ler, Corey Platzner (Linda), Har­rin Platzner (Crys­tal) and Mer­rick Platzner (Eva); eight grand­chil­dren, Jared Cut­ler (Carly), Adam Platzner, Casey Cut­ler, Bar­rett Platzner, Brooke Platzner, Ja­son Platzner, Nathaniel Platzner and Lianna Platzner; and two great-grand­chil­dren, Benji Cut­ler and Harper Cut­ler.

Mr. Platzner

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