Gary Papay

Gary Papay is a Principal at Eaton Square. A professional intermediary and business appraiser specializing in the sale and transfer of privately held mid-market, heating oil, propane, and petroleum companies since 1976. Gary is the partner in charge of IBG’s Pennsylvania and North Carolina offices.


Entrepreneurial/Industry Experience

Gary Papay’s career started at Agway, Inc. a Fortune 100 company, where he held a progression of positions in the company’s petroleum division, including plant manager, corporate propane operations manager, district manager, and division operations manager. He was responsible for acquisitions and divestitures and business valuations.

After 18 years in corporate management, Gary joined CK Business Consultants, an M&A business transactions firm that specialized in oil and gas-related industries. He acquired the business in 1999 and then expanded the company into manufacturing and distribution sectors.

Gary’s business commitment: “Assisting business owners in valuing and selling their companies at the appropriate time and for maximum value.”

Gary and his wife have three grown daughters and two granddaughters and reside in Hughesville, PA. Gary is an active Rotarian and enjoys hiking, biking, and traveling to warm climates during the winter months.


• Oil & Gas Industries
• Manufacturing
• Distribution