Larry Avery

Larry Avery
Business and Personal Wealth Advisor


Larry Avery has been a fully licensed Financial Advisor and Life Insurance Agent since 2000. He spent five years with Robert W Baird Inc., followed by 5 years at Edward Jones Investments, joining the partnership of Advanced Financial Group, Inc. in December of 2009. Prior to his work in financial services, Larry was the owner and manager of Dillís Restaurant in Traverse City for 21 years. He believes his life experiences as an independent business owner and decade as a financial advisor have provided him a unique set of tools as an advisor to businesses as well as individuals in planning their financial future.

Larry resides in Traverse City with wife, Dianne who is an artist/painter specializing in Santa Claus and Christmas fare. They have two sons; Justin is a professional musician living in Los Angeles, California currently touring with a national act as keyboardist/vocalist. Son Kyle is a fiber optics tech by day and plays drums and sings for local rock bands by night. Larry is the current President of the Old Town Playhouse Board of Trustees, Secretary of the Acme Christian Charities Board, a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, member of Bay Pointe Community Church, past president of Traverse City #1 Business Network International Chapter and moonlights on guitar and vocals with Judy Harrison and Swing Shift.