My forty-year financial career and a lifelong passion for the real estate industry have prepared me to provide the best service to sellers and buyers in today’s high-energy, competitive, and tech-savvy real estate marketplace. Since I have become licensed, my seller and buyer clients have come to know me to provide the utmost thorough analysis, organized approach, excellent communication skills, and professionalism in all transactions. I pride myself on having become a trusted and dependable friend to every one of my clients.
- Maryville University – MBA (Accounting Emphasis), 1995
- Named Maryville University Outstanding MBA Student, 1995
- University of Central Missouri – BSBA, 1968
- United States Air Force – Veteran
- Monsanto Company and Silgan Plastics Corporation – retired after 40 years of professional service in 2008
- Native Missourian – in the St. Louis area, have lived in St. Louis City, Maryland Heights, Kirkwood, Chesterfield, Clayton, and now Lake St. Louis
- Volunteer and Advocate for a variety of St. Louis Charities
- Primarily a proud and devoted Husband, Father, Father-in-Law, and Grandfather
- Full-time Real Estate Professional, Licensed in 2008
- Member of the National, Missouri, and St. Louis Association of REALTORS®
- Million Dollar Producer
- Professional Career of 40 years – Accounting and Finance Manager, Plant Controller, and Project Leader
“This letter is written to recommend Larry Kruse of the Hermann London Group as a star real estate agent. Over the course of 8 months, Larry worked patiently with me as I embarked upon a search for a property to purchase. That search involved many phone calls, emails and numerous on-site showings of multiple properties.
I would highly recommend Larry Kruse to anyone wishing to buy or sell a property. Larry was at all times the consummate professional as well as very personable. Having myself been involved in real estate some years ago, I was truly impressed with Larry’s willingness to avail himself whenever I needed his assistance. He provided service to me that was well beyond the scope of what one would reasonably expect from an agent. Larry’s knowledge of the properties I was interested in as well as the market in the general area. At all times it was apparent that Larry was willing to go above and beyond what could have been reasonably expected of him and his willingness to spend extensive time researching property issues, etc. was truly appreciated.
I encourage anyone in the real estate market to contact Larry Kruse.” – Mary Ellen Klotz
“From the minute I came in contact with Larry Kruse, I was immediately impressed by his promptness and attention to detail. He is such a kind and honest person and a pleasure to work with. As a first-time home buyer, I was really nervous and anxious, and Larry walked me through the entire process and answered all of the many questions that I had. I always felt like he had my back and would take care of any problems that we might encounter along the way. He is a great listener and really worked hard to find the perfect home for me, taking into account everything that I was looking for. Whenever I had questions, I never had to wait long to hear back from him whether it be via email or phone. He was on vacation in Florida while I was searching for a house and he promptly responded to my emails even then! He loves what he does and is very dedicated to his clients. I would recommend him and Hermann London to any friends looking for a REALTOR® and in the future when I need a REALTOR® again, he’s the one I’ll call!” – Stephanie M.
“Larry Kruse was a pleasure to work with when I bought my first home this past summer. I lived in another city at the time and needed to complete my home search within a weekend. Larry took the time to understand my needs and was prepared with a list and map of properties for me to explore. He was also honest and helped to guide me through the entire home-buying process. Larry’s advice, preparation, and dedication made the search for my dream home an enjoyable and memorable experience.” – Emily C.
“We listed our villa at 704 Harrier Drive, Lake St. Louis, Missouri with the Hermann London Group. We chose this REALTOR® because we have known Larry Kruse for several years and felt his knowledge of Heritage of Hawk Ridge active senior community surpassed that of any other possible agent. Besides that, Larry is a very honest, hard-working, intelligent, and likable person. When you’re dealing with your largest single asset, trust is very important, and Larry’s integrity is beyond question. We always felt he had our best interests at heart.
Besides being knowledgeable about the community and houses in that area, Larry brought a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to his role as the primary marketing agent for our home. Larry provided many helpful suggestions in the staging of our villa, as well as assisting in many other aspects during the listing process that surpassed our expectations. In a time when house sales had slowed to a near halt, Larry managed to deliver not one but two offers to us in a very short period of time.
We would highly recommend Larry Kruse and Hermann London to anyone with real estate to sell or purchase.” – Stu C.
“Larry was most helpful with our decision to relocate to Heritage Of Hawk Ridge. He was very efficient in all areas of the transaction and made sure we were happy with our choice. He impressed us as being an honest person wanting to find the best property for us. We would recommend him and his services highly.” – JR & Barb M.