Jim Bucko

Jim Bucko

Managing Partner of Business Operations

Jim was born and raised in Merrillville Indiana moving to Haddam Connecticut in 2006 to join his 3 partners to create and develop Riverhouse Properties LLC and The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station Inc., an award winning catering company that employs over 250 people. Jim is the managing partner of business operations for The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station, The Society Room of Hartford, Belle Terrace at Avon Old Farms and Riverhouse Catering as well as the general manager of The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station.

For the past 27 years Jim has been involved in food service and hospitality and is a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in restaurant, hospitality and institutional management.

Jim’s experience has been gathered from several positions in the hospitality industry such as General Manager of Sails Cafe restaurant on the shore of Lake Michigan and one of Indiana’s oldest private Country Clubs, Innsbrook Country Club but the majority of his career was with White Lodging Services. Jim held different positions such as Banquet Manager, Director of Catering, Director of Food and Beverage, Hotel General Manager and Director of Engineering.