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309 N. Tioga St.,
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Ithaca, NY 14850




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Gary Bucci


Gary began his career at Atlantic Mortgage Bank in 1987 and completed the necessary qualifications and training to be designated as a Real Property Appraiser in 1988. In 1990 he joined the David Long Appraisal Company, Inc. as a staff appraiser. In 2005 he was appointed Vice President and Senior Appraiser. He acquired the company in 2008.

Gary was awarded an Award of Merit from Historic Ithaca in 1993 for the exterior renovation of his home at the time. Most recently he was awarded a 2016 Landmark Preservation Award for the interior renovation of his current home. He serves on the Board of Directors of Historic Ithaca and State Theatre Advisory Board

Gary is a state certified residential appraiser and FHA approved. He has worked extensively in all counties the company currently covers.

He is a current member of the NYS Society of Real Estate Appraisers and NYSAR.

He also currently holds the positions of both Supervisory Appraiser and Regional Advisor for the New York Department of State.

Gary graduated from Ithaca College with a BS in 1976 and a MS in 1981. He spent 13 years at Ithaca College as an Assistant Football Coach and was inducted into the Ithaca College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014 with the 1979 National Championship Football Team and individually in 2019. In 2017, he rejoined the Ithaca College Football program part-time as an Assistant Coach.

Diane Stooks


Diane has been with the company since 1996 and is a State Certified Residential Appraiser along with the company's Office Manager. In addition to single family residential properties, she also has extensive experience with sustainable housing, attached housing, multi-family income properties and vacant land. Diane is on the HUD/FHA approved panel and works in the market areas of Tompkins, Schuyler and Seneca Counties.

Andrea Turcsik


Andrea joined the company in 2011 as Office Administrator after graduating from Onondaga Community College with a degree in Interior Design Technology. She has since completed over 150 hours of intensive appraisal education courses to meet the necessary qualifications to be designated as a NYS Licensed Appraiser Assistant, a designation she received in March 2017. As an Appraiser Assistant, Andrea completes all aspects of the appraisal process including property inspections and report development. She is also responsible for office administration and client relations including managing incoming and outgoing appraisal orders, along with phone and email communications.