KOLBER--Fred, died peacefully in his home in Miami Beach, Florida on November 25, 2016. He was best known for his quick-witted sense of humor, generosity and kind heart. Fred was born in Brooklyn in 1939 to Kate and Sam Kolber. He had a successful career on Wall Street, founded a successful hedge fund and later a real estate company. Fred loved to travel and see the world. His interests included golf, backgammon and the theater. He was the recipient of a liver transplant in 1986. He is survived by wife Camilla Kolber, her sons Herbert and Max and her grandchildren; his children Samantha, Francesca, Anna and Carl and his grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Mark and Philip Kolber.

Memorial donations in memory of Fred may be made to either the Celiac Disease Center or to Liver Transplant Research and Education at the Cleveland Clinic at

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 2, 2016