Gary W. Bussard was born and raised in Olney, Illinois. He graduated with a bachlors degree from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri and as the captain of his college basketball team. He also completed graduate studies at Maryville University in St. Louis with an emphasis in Marketing.
Pulaski Bank Home Lending specifically the Old Olive branch is led by Gary W. Bussard, Vice President/Branch Manager. Mr. Bussard is a 20 year veteran of the mortgage, banking and real estate services industry.
In 1991, Gary Bussard founded Residential Building Services, a full service home inspection company, and after three successful years of developing the real estate home inspection service company, Mr. Bussard pursued the mortgage brokerage industry forming "Residential Mortgage Consultants". After 13 years of operating these two businesses, "Residential Mortgage Consultants" was merged with Envoy Mortgage as a mortgage banking firm. Gary Bussard assisted with the funding of the national business and with the creation of a national management staff. In addition, Mr. Bussard invested time and financial resources in computer programs, some of which are custom to Envoy Mortgage, and others that are nationally available to the top line origination company's; Mortgage Returns, Data Track, Web Track and Others.
His entrepreneur ambitions continued in 2005 when Gary founded a discount real estate brokerage branch, Assist2Sell national real estate franchise with offices in Creve Coeur & Chesterfield, MO. In 2006 he founded and started Corporate Square Executive Suites, a full service office suites and business center company. He also became a partner of a local title company, Benchmark Title, LLC.
As an "outsider" starting his business in St. Louis, Gary learned the importance of "strategic networking". This vital skill has positioned his business to be "referral only".
Gary has held his Missouri real estate license since 1986, Missouri mortgage broker license since 1994, and Missouri real estate broker license since 2005. He is currently an active member of the MAMB and NAMB (Missouri and National Mortgage Brokerage Associations) and the Missouri and St. Louis Board of Realtors.
He is currently an active member of the MAMB and NAMB (Missouri and National Mortgage Brokerage Associations) and the Missouri and St. Louis Board of Realtors. In June of 2008, Gary was recognized in an article in the Broker Magazine as being one of the top 30 Mortgage Broker Producers in the county. Was honored as the #1 national top producer in mortgage production both 2009, 2010 and 2011 for Envoy Mortgage.
Prior to starting his real estate and finance career, Gary spent 7 years in marketing and sales in the computer and construction trades industries. Gary is also an active investor in residential and commercial real estate with properties located in Missouri, Florida and Colorado.
Gary resides in Creve Coeur with his lovely wife Kim Bussard, children Haley, Mackenzie and Bryce. Both Gary and Kim are actively involved with their three children and their extracurricular activities and achievements, which include Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Basketball, Tennis, Golf and Snow Skiing. Gary and Kim are also involved actively and financially with a number of local charities and fundraisers.
Gary believes trust, customer service, and loan cost are fundamental requirements of our industry. Our success is based on providing these fundamental requirements and by differentiating ourselves by providing smart and timely financial advice.
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Gary W. Bussard was born and raised in Olney, Illinois. He graduated with a degree in Sports Management from Truman State University.