Gary was born and raised in southern Smith county and northern Cherokee county Texas. After graduation from high school, Gary enlisted in the Air Force. He spent three years serving his country in Japan before receiving an honorable discharge. Gary returned to his beloved East Texas to continue his education receiving an Associate Degree from Tyler Junior College, Bachelor’s Degree from Dallas Baptist University and a Master’s Degree from Stephen F Austin University.
Gary has a very diverse business background. In 1985, after a few years with the U. S. Postal Service, Gary and his parents started a mailing business which grew over time to three offices in East Texas. Gary also bought and operated three other businesses during this time. Gary currently operates two businesses plus his farm. After 40 years of buying, selling and loving his own real estate Gary made a commitment and completed the requirements to attain a Texas Real Estate Sales License and joined the United Country H5 Auction & Realty family.
Gary is a member of the Texas Christmas Tree Growers Association, East Texas Beekeepers Association, Cherokee County Farm Bureau, National Association of Realtors®, Texas Association of Realtors®, and the Longview Area Association of Realtors®.
Gary is married, has three daughters, and two stepsons. His hobbies include working on his farm, fishing, and being with his grandchildren.
Gary’s experience in education, business ownership, and farming gives him the knowledge and the tools to assist his clients in meeting their real estate needs. Whether you are selling or buying a home in town, a country home with land, a farm or ranch, or commercial property you will want Gary on your team! He knows the entire East Texas area, especially Arp, Overton, White House or anywhere in Smith, Cherokee, Rusk and Gregg counties and wants to represent you on your next real estate transaction. You can count on Gary to keep your best interest at heart and serve you with unequaled professionalism, honesty and integrity! Give Gary a call today at 903-235-2937!