Joel and his wife Joan moved north fourteen years ago, when others turned south and settled in Trumansburg in a park like setting over looking beautiful Cayuga Lake. They have four children and six remarkable grandchildren.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Lafayette College and a long career as the owner of a large commercial insurance agency, real estate, has proven to be a welcome and successful change. He has been extensively involved in commercial leasing, sales and acquisitions in the Fingerlakes area for the past eight years.
Joel and Joan were past Co-Presidents of the Ithaca Reform Temple, and active volunteers for the Cancer Resource Center of the Fingerlakes. He was a past President of Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services in Ithaca, Council Member and Treasurer of the GreenStar Cooperative Market, and is currently the President of the Trumansburg Rotary Club.