W. Lawrence Buck, CFP® - Chairman   Download V-Card File

W. Lawrence Buck, CFP® - Chairman

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EXPERIENCE
Larry joined Pratt Collard Buck Advisory Group as Chairman in 2017. Larry is a long-time colleague of Michael Pratt and Matthew Collard since their days at Harold C. Brown & Co. LLC where Larry began his career in 1969. Larry has almost 50 years of industry experience. He attended Bethany College and Ohio State where he received his B.A. and M.B.A.  In 1983 he completed the College for Financial Planning program becoming a Certified Financial Planner® Professional. He has a strong background in research, accounting and economics and manages a variety of investment accounts for individuals, estates and retirement plans.

EDUCATION

Park School of Buffalo, 1965

B.A. Economics, 1969
Bethany College

M.B.A. Economics, 1971
Ohio State University

AFFILIATIONS
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional (1983)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (past & present)

  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library-Trustee Emeritus
  • Hospice Buffalo Foundation-Trustee Emeritus
  • Children's Foundation of Erie County -Treasurer/Investment Committee
  • Park School Foundation of Buffalo-President
  • Buffalo Tennis & Squash Foundation - Trustee

Military
107th Attack Wing Unit of the New York Air National Guard, Niagara Falls, NY. 1969 - Retired as Captain in 1980

PERSONAL
Larry is a native of Buffalo where he resides today with his wife Jane. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Larry enjoys tennis, skiing, biking and reading.