George and his wife, Ruth, have been residents of the San Fernando Valley since 1947. He has been involved in the Development and Management of more than 100 Southern California Projects, including Apartment Buildings, Shopping Centers, Industrial Centers and Office Buildings. His sons, Steven and Richard have been associated with him in his business activities for many years.
He was a graduate of UCLA, obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and pursued graduate studies at UCLA and St. Johns University. George also served as a Teacher and Lecturer at Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, CA.
George’s professional activities included serving as Founder and Chairman of West Valley Bank, Warner Center, CA; and Founder and Chairman of First Pacific Insurance Company, Woodland Hills, CA. He is currently serving as Founder and Chairman of Moss Group, a Real Estate Development and Management Company; and Founder and Chairman of Marbro Funding, a Real Estate Lending Entity, both located in Encino, CA.
George has spent considerable time and energy devoted to Civic and Philanthropic activities. He is a Benefactor of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; a Founder of the Music Center, Los Angeles; and a Sponsor of Cancer Research at Jules Stein Institute, Westwood, CA.
He formerly served as a:
Founding President, City of Los Angeles Board of Environmental Quality Commission;
Chairman, Mayor’s Community Advisory Committee;
Chairman, City of Los Angeles Crime Prevention Committee;
Member, State of California Insurance Commission;
Member, Board of Trustees, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art;
Member, State of California Real Estate Advisory Panel;
Member, Board of Directors, American Cinematheque;
and immediate past President, City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation Commissioners.
He is currently serving as a:
Member, Advisory Board of Directors, Los Angeles Press Club;
Member, UCLA Chancellors Associates;
Founding Member, Board of Directors, San Fernando Valley Boys and Girls Club;
Member, National Executive Committee, Anti-Defamation League;
National Treasurer, Anti-Defamation League Foundation;
George has also received various commendations and awards for public service from the Mayor, City Council, State Assembly and others.