Buzz Oates is ranked in the Top 20 Industrial Development firms nationally. As CEO, Larry demonstrates his commitment and vision by leading a talented executive team through excellent performance of our mission to be an integrated real estate development organization that performs with excellence and consistently creates value for our investors and customers.
Prior to joining Buzz Oates more than two decades ago, Larry earned a BA in Business Administration from Vanguard University and a Master of International Management through American Graduate School of International Management. He was also the former Legislative Aide for US Senator David Durenberger.
Outside of the office, Larry is on the board of many organizations including Marvin Buzz Oates Charitable Foundation, Five Star Bank, Vanguard University Board of Trustees, River Oak Center for Children, NAIOP, ULI, and Lambda Alpha International. Larry lives in Folsom with his lovely wife of over 28 years. He has two grown sons and loves the outdoors when he has time to run, bike and hike.