CHEYENNE, Wy.(KGWN)- Republican and Laramie County businessman, Gunnar Malm, will announce his candidacy for Laramie County Commissioner, March 22, 2018. Malm is a long-time Laramie County resident and proven business leader who is rooted in Laramie County with a vision for the future.
When: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018
Where: Historic Nagle Warren Mansion
222 East 17th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Gunnar Malm is a sixth-generation lifelong Laramie County resident and real estate agent/owner with Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange. The Malm family came to the U.S. from Sweden settling in eastern Laramie County in the 1880’s. They farmed the land for nearly a hundred years until a few of them turned their focus to banking, business, and real estate in the 1980s. His parents, Jody and Julie Malm, grew up in Albin and Pine Bluffs where their extended family still reside. Gunnar graduated from Central High school where he excelled on the debate team. After graduation, he attended the University of Wyoming (UW) where he studied Political Science and sharpened his debate and leadership skills while lobbying for the Wyoming Medical Society. .
After leaving UW in 2008, he began his career in Cheyenne as a residential and commercial realtor with Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange. What started as a real estate career for Malm, quickly developed into an interest in the political process where Malm exhibited his passion and care for Laramie County. As a realtor for more than a decade, Malm has worked diligently to protect private property rights and responsible land use. To this end, he has served on many civic and professional boards in key decision-making roles, all with the goal of improving and protecting the interests of Laramie County residents. Most notably, he served as the Public Policy Chair for the Wyoming Association of Realtors (WAR), the President of the Cheyenne Board of Realtors, Past President-Elect for WAR and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Cheyenne Planning Commission.
Malm’s passion and care is not limited to property rights and land use, he has also volunteered with several Laramie County non-profits serving as a mentor with Special Friends of Cheyenne, and currently serves on the boards of both Recover Wyoming and Wyoming Housing Opportunities Association. Gunnar and his wife, Jessica Binning, reside in Cheyenne with their dogs Zio and Ani