Gary Henry - Home Inspector, Owner and Founder- Homeshield

Home inspector



A Division of 1st Choice Real Estate


  • Gary Henry of Homeshield Home Inspection Services has been involved in construction and home inspecting for more than 20 years. He has extensive knowledge and hands on experience in all facets of home building and construction in everything from Foundation, Framing, Roofing to Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC. Gary has always been personally involved in all trades during the renovation and construction of company projects from design and installation to inspections. Therefore, after 20 years of experience in all area of home building and remodeling, and 18 years of inspecting homes, he is hands down, one of the most experienced home inspector you will find today.


1989 - 1995  U.S. Army


Awards and Accomplishments


  • 2 Combat Tours, Promoted to rank of Seargent, 3 Army Achievement Medals, Army Commendation Medal, Nominated for Bronze star, 

      National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Southwest Asia Service Medal W/ 2 Bronze Stars, Kuwaiti Liberation Medal


1994 - 1997  Frostburg State University


  • Studied Biology and Psychology


1997 - 1999  Informative - InfoSpec.


  • Home Inspector
  • Real Estate Inspector
  • Office Manager


1999 - Present


  • Home Inspector
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Certified Lead Base Paint Contractor
  • Certified Master Contractor


Awards and Accomplishments - Construction Company


  • 1st Place winner - HBAM Award of Excellence  Whole House Remodel
  • 1st Place winner - HBAM Award of Excellence Kitchen Design and Remodel
  • Featured in Chesapeake Home and Living Magazine
  • Howard Magazine
  • A Rating Angie's List
  • A+ Rating BBB 
  • Best In Region for Customer Satisfaction Construction Company 2012
  • Pulse of the City Customer Satisfaction Award - 2014
  • Pulse of the City Customer Satisfaction Award - 2015
  • Pulse of the City Customer Satisfaction Award - 2016
  • ​Pulse of the City Customer Satisfaction Award - 2017