Buddy Lewis was born and raised in Newton, Mass. He attended Vermont Academy and on to Northeastern University where he earned a BS degree in Marketing. He then served in the submarine service, stationed at Pearl Harbor. Upon discharge Buddy co-founded a company that manufactured plastic fluid flow products for the chemical and semiconductor industry. The company later became public and traded on NASDAQ. He moved to The Berkshires in 2002 as a second home owner and became a permanent resident in 2010. He was the owner of The Pittsfield Colonial Professional Baseball team prior to them moving to Three Rivers, Quebec. Buddy has been in the residential real estate business for five years.