Gary Augustine graduated from Penn State University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He worked as a corporate and international accountant six years for Gulf Oil Corporation and Cities Service Corporation in both the United States and in Africa. After returning to the United States, he was a National Sales Representative for Servistar Corporation marketing their computerized accounting and inventory control systems. He entered the financial services industry in August 1989 and never looked back.

A principal of GA Investment Management, Gary holds life and health insurance licenses in numerous states. He is a eight-time winner of the Pittsburgh Magazine “Five-Star Wealth Manager”1 accolade. Gary spends his leisure time playing golf, traveling, wine tasting and taking in Broadway shows (his favorite show being the musical “Brigadoon”). Gary is also an avid traveler– he has been to all 50 states and 5 continents. According to Gary, however, no place beats the beaches of Aruba.

1 To receive the Five Star Wealth Manager award, a wealth manager must satisfy 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria that are associated with wealth managers who provide quality services to their clients. Factors taken into account include assets under management and client retention rate. Candidates also undergo a thorough regulatory and complaint review. For more information, go to