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The headquarters of the Pharo Bank is located in the famous Historically Registered Inn called the COCHISE HOTEL.  Soon to be a Bed and Breakfast location here in the magnificent Sulfur Springs Valley of Cochise County Arizona.  Phillip Gessert purchased the Hotel in 2011 and is very close to being finished with the renovation project.  



Phillip Gessert
Being a Faro Dealer and Manufacturer of Old West Gambling Equipment, is only a portion of the life of Phil Gessert. 
He has been a cowboy, horseman and Old West historian since his youth.  His path has included an 80 acre horse ranch just north of Los Angeles in Acton and an 80 acre ranch in Benson Arizona.  He and his x-wife Jo Lynn Gessert built an outstanding breeding program including an own son of the very famous cow horse Peppy San Badger named Little Peppy Badger.  Their colt, Pistol trained with Reiner Cory Cushing and went to the World Show in Oklahoma in 2008 and 2009 winning the Bronze Trophy at the guide of famed roper JD Yates. (Pictured Below)  


Phil Gessert has worked in the film business producing and editing television programming for 40 years.  He has done thousands of commercials, music videos, films and television shows.  




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