Since 1977, our family has provided the surrounding communities with quality eyewear and unparalleled personalized service. We also offer comprehensive eye exams and contact lens exams by an independent doctor of Optometry. The owners, Gerald, Eileen, and Gerald York Jr strive to carry the latest in eyewear designs and cutting-edge lens technology. In our quaint historical boutique in downtown Basking Ridge you will find a wide variety of eyewear collections including, Swiss Flex, Silhouette, Prada, Oliver Peoples, Coach, Lafont, Flexon and many children's lines too. You will also find premium sunwear and sports specific eyewear for children and adults. We pride ourselves on serving your family's eyecare needs.

Gerald A. York (Owner)

Born in Wisconsin in 1947, Gerald moved to Hyland Park at the age of 1. He and his family moved to Bedminster, NJ at 14 and eventually graduated from Bernards High School. In 1967, Gerald started his apprenticeship to become an optician at Deuchler Opticians. After 2 years, he continued and finished his apprenticeship at Manhire Opticians. Gerald received his optician licensing through the Macon Georgia Tech in 1974. Two years later, Gerald opened his own optical store in Basking Ridge, NJ. This is the same town where his mother and stepfather had their own real estate business. Gerald is commonly seen in the front of the store with a full smile and displaying his congenial charm.

Eileen York (Owner)

Born and raised in Woodridge, NJ, Eileen started her career in the optical industry when she graduated from high school. Her first optical job was as an assistant office manager at Hillman Kohan Opticians. This was followed with the same job opportunity at EyeLab. In 1982, she began her first year of her optician apprenticeship at Amber Opticians. At Gerald A.York Opticians, she completed her apprenticeship and began her career as an optician. Eileen received her optician education at Raritan Valley Community College. Eileen enjoys working with her family and derives great pleasure from seeing her customers leave with a smile on their face.

Jerry York (Manager)

Jerry is a native Bernardsville resident with his mother's side of the family living in this town for the past 7 generations. Following his father's footsteps, Jerry started his optician apprenticehood at Lenscrafters at the age of 20. He completed his apprenticeship at Gerald A. York Opticians and received his optician license through Raritan Valley Community College. Jerry continues to be uphold the excellence that Gerald A York Opticians is known for and looks forward to serving his community for another 35 years.