This award is named in honor of Edward N. Polisher, Esq., who served as an example and inspiration to estate planners through his personal integrity, leadership and service to the Jewish communities.
This award recognizes an active estate planning professional in the Greater Philadelphia community for their distinguished service to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s endowment programs.
The recipient of this award should:
- Be an outstanding estate planning professional in the Greater Philadelphia community; and
- Demonstrate extraordinary and exemplary service to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and its endowment programs.
Other factors that should be considered are:
- Service to the Jewish community;
- Notable work with clients and estate planning professionals to encourage endowment commitments to the Jewish Federation and its programs.
2021 – Robert A. Miller, CLU, ChFC, RICP
2020 – Award not given
2019 – Scott Isdaner, CPA, JD, AEP
2018 – Morey H. Goldberg, CLU, ChFC
2017 – Michael S. Paul, JD, LLM, CLU
2016 – Lawrence S. Chane, Esq.
2015 – Scott Barsky, CPA
2014 – Ronald P. Perilstein, CLU, ChFC, CLTC
2013 – Edward M. Glickman, Esq.
2012 – Lowell H. Dubrow, Esq.
2011 – Mark S. Blaskey, Esq.
2010 – Howard H. Silverman, CLU and ChFC
2009 – David H. Wice, Esq.
2008 – Clifford D. Schlesinger, Esq.
2007 – Matthew H. Kamens, Esq.
2006 – Bennett L. Aaron, Esq.
2005 – Philip M. Shiekman, Esq.*
* Of blessed memory
Nominations are due by April 8, 2022.