Larry attended the University of Minnesota from 1961 to 1966 majoring in business administration. He started his real estate career in 1967. In his last fifteen years he was Senior Vice-President and Regional Manager for Edina Realty of Minnesota. He oversaw twenty-two offices and approximately 900 sales persons. During his career he was both President and Realtor of the Year for the MAAR. He retired from the executive position in January of 2009, but retains his realtor’s license with Edina Realty.