KEVIN GARRY : Garry Associates, LLP | Sioux Falls, SD



Kevin Garry joined Garry Associates right out of college in 1985. Kevin graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Business and served six years as a non-commissioned officer in the South Dakota National Guard’s 147th Field Artillery. Kevin works both in the Sioux Falls and Salem offices.

Kevin has attained his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. He prides himself in doing complete financial and estate planning and his process takes his clients through all of the necessary areas of planning that need to be addressed. Whether it is retirement planning, such as a 401(k) rollover, or making sure that family members are provided for in the event of an unexpected death of one of the providers, Kevin looks at all of the opportunities and potential pitfalls in his clients finances.

Kevin states, “There are so many people walking the walk in their planning situation but they are not sure where the sidewalk will take them”. Kevin and his team have planning modules that will tell you where your current and or future financial plans will take you.

Being a part of the community has been very important to Kevin and all members of Garry Associates. Kevin has been involved with the Sioux Empire United Way, Sioux Falls Catholic School boards, Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center Advisory Board, REACH Foundation and St. Katharine Drexel Parish just to name a few. “Dad told us kids years ago that we must give back to the communities that we live and work in.”

Kevin is married to Melissa who is a nurse at one of the local hospitals. Kevin’s oldest son Tyler has been an associate with Garry Associates for the last few years. Kevin says, “It is wonderful having your son follow in your footsteps with his professional career.” Kevin and Melissa’s daughter Mahli lives in Mexico and teaches English to adult business people. Kevin and Melissa reside in Sioux Falls.