Ard grew up in Watchung, New Jersey, where he attended Watchung Hills Regional High School. He lives in Westfield, New Jersey and works as a financial advisor at UBS. Bill's other son, Brendan, broke records at his sport of choice, wrestling.Litsky, Frank. , The New York Times, March 12, 1990. Accessed June 30, 2008. "From 1981 through 1988, Ard was a starting guard for the Giants. He was a New Jerseyan through and through. He was raised in Watchung, he lives in Westfield and in the off season he is a stockbroker in Westfield. Billy has 5 kids. Billy's son has had great success in wrestling- as he is the New Jersey State Champion at 171lbs in 2008."