Northland Wealth Management Awarded 'Best Canadian Multi-Family Office'

TORONTO, March 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Northland Wealth Management, a leader in the North American wealth management industry, achieved another pinnacle distinction recently, bringing home to Canada top honours from the 2016 Family Wealth Report Awards held in New York City.

Showcasing 'best of breed' providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor communities, the Family Wealth Report Awards recognises companies, teams and individuals across North America who have 'demonstrated innovation and excellence' in 2015, as determined by a prestigious panel of judges with deep expertise in these fields.

Northland Wealth Management was considered for this honour amongst its family office and wealth management peers, and again received international recognition as Best Canadian Multi-Family Office at the Family Wealth Report's annual awards gala, held on March 10, 2016, attended by over 450 senior banking and wealth management professionals.

"For the second consecutive year, we have been recognized as best-in-class, and are honoured that Northland Wealth is becoming known as the independent alternative to bank-owned advisory firms," said Arthur Salzer, CEO & CIO of Northland Wealth Management. "Our open-architecture platform, which accesses the same alternative investment opportunities and managers utilized by Canadian pension plans, is a unique offering, as these are not available through typical advisory channels."  

"This accolade highlights the fact that our goal of helping families avoid the shirt-sleeves-to-shirt-sleeves in three generations proverb is being celebrated," said Paul Mascard, President of Northland Wealth Management. "Canadian families of significant wealth deserve tailored, financial planning and investment services, delivered with transparency and without conflicted interest. We are proud to offer that, and more."

Judges commented, "It was Northland Wealth's disciplined, comprehensive approach that has made them a leader in holistic wealth planning."

Also of note, Arthur Salzer was the only Canadian finalist in the category of Leading Individual Multi-Family Office - North America.

ClearView Financial Media's CEO, and Publisher of Family Wealth Report, Stephen Harris, was first to extend his congratulations to all the winners.  He said: "The firms who triumphed in these awards are all worthy winners, and I would like to extend my heartiest congratulations.  These awards were judged solely on the basis of entrants' submissions and their response to a number of specific questions, which had to be answered with focus on the client experience, not quantitative performance metrics.  That is a unique, and I believe, compelling feature.  These awards recognise the very best operators in the private client industry, with 'independence', 'integrity' and 'genuine insight' having been the watchwords of the judging process. As such, these awards reflect true excellence in wealth management."  

About ClearView Financial Media Ltd. ("ClearView")

ClearView Financial Media was founded by chief executive, Stephen Harris in 2004, to provide high quality 'need to know' information for the discerning private client community.  London-based, but with a truly global focus, ClearView publishes the Family Wealth Report group of newswires, along with research reports and newsletters, while also running a pan-global thought-leadership events programme.

With teams based in New York, London, Singapore, Switzerland, South Africa and Malaysia, the company is one of the fastest-growing media groups serving the financial services sector.

About Northland Wealth Management

Northland Wealth Management is a premier independent Canadian wealth advisory firm founded in 2011.  The firm provides comprehensive wealth management services, and can offer industry-leading access to institutional quality traditional and alternative investment opportunities. 

With offices in Markham and Calgary, Northland Wealth Management serves families across Canada. The firm is comprised of a team of highly accredited professionals with an average of two decades of experience. They are dedicated to providing objective and unconflicted advice; drawing upon expertise in financial and estate planning, family governance, philanthropy, and closely held business and succession issues.

SOURCE Northland Wealth Management

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For further information: Media Contact: Arthur C. Salzer, CFA |Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Phone: (416) 360-3423 x121, Cell: (416) 818-6377, Toll Free: (888) 760-5696, asalzer@northlandwealth.com

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