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Bernard Zimmerman, American investment banker. Certified Public Accountant New York.


Zimmerman, Bernard was born on December 7, 1932 in Brooklyn. Son of Jacob and Pearl (Schechner) Zimmerman.


Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1954. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1957.


Finance executive consumer products Spartans Industries, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1965. Senior vice president Scheinman, Hochstin, and Trotta, Inc., 1965-1972. President Bernard Zimmerman and Company, Inc., Weston, Connecticut, since 1972.

President, Chief Executive Officer FCCC, Inc. (formerly First Connecticut Capital Corporation), Norwalk, since 2003. President Beacon Hill Management, Inc., Boston, 1994-1997.

Senior vice president corporation finance Gruntal & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1983-1984. President, chairman board, president St. Lawrence Seaway Corporation, Indianapolis, 1985-1993, finance consultant. Senior vice president The Zimmerman Group, Inc., 1991-1996.

Chairman board directors, president Beacon Hill Mutual Fund, Inc., Boston, 1994-1997. Liquidating trustee Unity Buying Service Company Liquidating Trust, Hicksville, New York. Board directors Sbarro, Inc., Melville, New York.

Finance consultant Beautiful Visions-United States of America, Ltd., Bethpage, New York, Task Management Company, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1998-1999. President and Chief Executive Officer FCCC, Inc., Norwalk, Connecticut, since 2003. Chairman board, president GVC Venture Corporation, New York City, 2004-2009, president, St. Lawrence Seaway Corporation, chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, Norwalk Connecticut, since 2007.


  • Certified Public Accountant New York.


Board directors Institute Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1995-2007. Trustee Sharro Family Foundation, Melville, 1993-2007. Member National Association Corporation Director Blue Ribbon Commission on Corporation Governance-Best Practice Council, 1997.

With Army of the United States, 1955-1957. Member of New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.


Married Joyce M. Singer, December 24, 1960. Children: Wayne Jay, Ellen Holly.

Jacob Zimmerman

Pearl (Schechner) Zimmerman

Joyce M. Singer

Wayne Jay Zimmerman

Ellen Holly Zimmerman