Lou Bufano and Associates is owned and operated by Louis J. Bufano who has been serving clients in the Chicagoland area since 1979. Lou is a Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and a Leadership in Life Institute (LILI) graduate. He is a proud member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). Lou is a Past President of the NAIFA Chicago Southland Local Chapter and a Past President of NAIFA Illinois.

Our Mission

The mission of Lou Bufano & Associates is to add value and build long term relationships with our Clients. We will accomplish this by understanding our Clients unique situations, educate them as to the particular needs and bring them security and financial stability.

Our History

We have been helping our clients with their Financial Services for over 25 years.

In 1979 Lou Bufano was a registered representative with a regional Life Insurance company domiciled in Springfield, Illinois.

In 1983 Lou joined the Chicago Lawn office of Prudential Insurance, then, the largest life insurance company in the United States and one of the largest in the world. There he spent 4 years as a district agent and 6 years in management.

In 1994 Lou came to East Side First, an independent agency owned by First East Side Savings Bank. After purchasing the agency, it is now known as Lou Bufano & Associates.