About Us

Dave Guarino founded Magis Funding Solutions along with his wife Gretchen as a way to provide more strategies and solutions to his existing clients through a consultative approach.  He has 25 years of experience in sales and marketing.   Since 2003 Dave has worked in the financial services industry and has successfully partnered with financial planners, bankers and CPA’s to help their clients achieve their retirement income planning goals.

Dave’s background in finance and marketing position him with a unique skill set to provide business owners customized commercial financing solutions that are timely and right sized for their business.

Dave resides in Buffalo, NY and is the proud father of two beautiful children Jack and Samantha and the lucky husband of Gretchen.  He graduated with a B.A. from the University at Buffalo and an MBA from Canisius College.  He is an avid tennis player and is passionate about his whiskey and BBQ.

Gretchen’s primary focus as Co-Managing Director of Magis Funding Solutions is helping clients achieve their goals while providing a superior level of customer service. Whether it be finding funding for a growing business, or investing in real estate, she derives great satisfaction from finding solutions that work for her clients.

Gretchen brings over 10 years experience in the mortgage and real estate industries. This gives her a unique understanding of the lending process, from understanding due diligence, credit and property valuation.

Gretchen is a proud resident of Buffalo, NY where she lives with her lucky husband Dave and two beautiful children. Gretchen enjoys cooking, skiing , reading and teaching fitness classes at her local gym.