Stanley Glassman, 82, owner of a general contracting company and a real estate investor, died of a heart ailment May 12, 2005
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore. He was a lifelong resident of Washington.
He graduated from Central High School and from Catholic University. During World War II, he served in the Navy.
After the war, he joined his family's company, Glassman Brothers Construction. In 1948, he and his brother became partners in
Stanbern Construction Co. They built Glassmanor, an 800-apartment and 300-house community in Prince George's County.
In about 1950, Mr. Glassman went into business for himself as president of Glassman Construction Co., a general contracting
firm. He was responsible for building many schools, apartment houses and office buildings throughout the area.
He closed the business in the 1960s to become a real estate agent with the Pardoe Real Estate Group. He invested in real
estate and owned various properties until his death.
For many years, he was a private pilot and had his own plane. He was a member of the Woodmont Country Club and
Washington Hebrew Congregation.
His marriage to Elaine Garfield ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Betty Glassman of Washington; three children from his first marriage, James K.
Glassman of Washington, Peter S. Glassman of Chevy Chase and Betsy Glassman of Litchfield, Conn.; a brother, Bernard
Glassman of Washington; a half-brother, Bradford Glassman of Alexandria; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.