Dr. Cleary attended the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. In college, he enjoyed playing different sports like golf, tennis, basketball, and football. After graduation, he established his private general dentistry practice in Honeoye Falls, NY where he practiced for 30 years and worked for Onsite at Military bases for 15 years before committing to Onsite in Georgia. When he is not practicing dentistry, he spends time with his two daughters Elizabeth and Celia, and two grandchildren Harrison and Lydia. He spends his days off boating and water skiing with his family at their cottage in Lake Ontario. Dr. Cleary is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) ,Monroe County Dental Society, New York State Dental Society and the 7th District Dental Society.