LAKEWOOD, NJ – Reb Pinchos Gershon Waxman, who was well known in the Ocean County business and political community as “PG” has passed due to complications of COVID-19. Well respected throughout Ocean County, Waxman was a very successful real estate professional who played a role in the growth of Lakewood Township during the past thirty years. Waxman Realty was the first real estate brokerage that catered to the home buying needs of the growing Orthodox Jewish community in Lakewood. Bornin in 1960 in Monsey, New York, Waxman worked at his father’s real estate company before venturing out on his own in Ocean County and building an extremely successful real estate business. Waxman, a shrewd realtor and investor was also known by the community to have a huge heart when it came to opening his doors…and pockets to charities and those in need. Waxman was one of the first Orthodox Jews to be elected to public office in Lakewood after running for township committee. He felt the Jewish community needed fair representation in township politics. He was eventually the town’s Deputy Mayor before he started his most recent role in government on the Ocean County Tax Board. Appointed to the Ocean County Tax Board, he was at one point the only member of the board. Waxman is survived by his wife Zeldy and their children and grandchildren.