Gary E. Schantz, ChFC, CLU, was born and raised in Floral Park, New York, and is an honor graduate of Long Island University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics. Married to his college sweetheart, Liz, for 40 years and residing in Alpharetta, Georgia, Gary and Liz are the proud parents of three children.
A former U.S. Marine Captain, Gary served with honors for six years before beginning his career in the fields of financial planning and wealth management over 35 years ago. A voice of Atlanta Talk Radio for years, Gary reported the daily events on Wall Street in addition to hosting the popular weekly talk show “Financial Strategies 101.” He’s the founder/CEO of Legacy Wealth Management Group, Inc. located in Roswell, Georgia. As a Chartered Financial Consultant and Wealth Management Advisor, Gary strategically partners with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., which values as much as he does the importance of long-term and high-trust relationships. The Raymond James culture has and always will be about providing exceptional service and access to the fullest spectrum of investment products and services for our clients.
Away from his firm, Gary is very active in the community. Ordained to the Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Gary serves in ministry at Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Passionate about many areas of ministry, Gary’s focus is to help others embrace the sacredness of life in all areas and for those living on the margins of society. He’s frequently found working with the homeless, the imprisoned and visiting Third World countries. Having been blessed with his own children, Gary is very active in the evenings and weekends in helping to lead teens and their families into a deeper relationship with Christ. Gary also serves on the Board of Directors for the Pregnancy Aid Clinic, and whenever he catches a free moment, you’ll find him playing the piano or relaxing in a comfortable chair with a good book.
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