Meet our team

Meet our team

Drawing on our team of experts, and combined with our backgrounds as lawyers, we offer financial and retirement planning as well as tax-efficient strategies and estate planning.

With over 40 years of combined investment experience, we have the knowledge and sophistication to grow, preserve and protect in any market environment. Please contact us today to arrange a complimentary consultation.

Greg Newman

Greg is passionate about enriching clients’ lives and strives to better understand and improve their financial situations. He believes that growing and protecting wealth can lead to wonderful outcomes for current and future generations.

Fulfilling this goal requires a combination of experience, judgement and professionalism which he has acquired through more than 16 years of wealth management experience.

Greg has achieved his Chartered Investment (CIM) Designation and Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.), which contribute to how he plays a fundamental role in your strategy for financial success.

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Allan Newman

Allan uses his broad education and extensive experience to help individuals and families grown and protect their wealth, often through multiple generations. He believes that the learning process never ends and maintains an enduring interest in the financial markets.

Allan’s experience as a Wealth Advisor at ScotiaMcLeod began in 1996. He graduated Honours Business Administration (H.B.A) at the University of Western Ontario in 1988 and from Osgoode Hall Law School with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) in 1991.

Allan articled at a large Bay Street law firm and focused on corporate, tax and securities law. Before his career as a Wealth Manager, Allan worked as a real estate property manager and as a valuator of private businesses.

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Timothy brings with him 8 years of diverse experience in the financial services industry, including wealth management, banking and life insurance. Timothy draws from this diverse experience and knowledge to deliver personalized client service on investment needs to account management.

Timothy holds a Bachelor of Commerce and has completed his Canadian Securities Course, Wealth Management Essentials and Alternative Investment Strategies. He is working towards his professional designation of Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®).

In his spare time, Timothy enjoys travelling, and keeping an active lifestyle of running and hiking along with spending time with family and friends.

Hilda Abazi

Hilda brings with her 10 years of experience in the financial services industry.
As an Investment Associate, Hilda is primarily focused on investment strategies and market research. She provides her clients expertise on various investment solutions. She is well versed in Canadian, US and international markets. Hilda holds a Bachelor of Science as well as professional designations such as Canadian Investment Manager (CIM), Option and Derivative License and is fully Iicensed as Life Insurance and A&S representative, allowing her to provide risk management and tax-deferral strategies.
She speaks English, French, Italian and Albanian. Hilda’s outstanding communication skills allow us to extend our care and commitment to our clients on a personal level. Hilda believes that trust is the foundation for any successful advisor-client relationship, thus proactively maintains contact with her clients to ensure comfort and peace of mind.

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Noel brings her knowledge of back office procedures and client servicing experience to the team. She will be assisting with all aspects of account administration and client servicing. She has completed her Canadian Securities Course, Conduct and Practices Course and is currently working towards furthering her education to better serve our clients.

Noel started working with Scotiabank in the Client Accounting Department in 2008 and moved over to ScotiaMcLeod in 2010. Prior to joining The Newman Group, she was an administrative associate for the National Branch. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies with a Business Option from Wilfred Laurier University.

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Kevin Low

Kevin co-ordinates the appropriate experts to target your specific financial needs. Drawing upon the expertise of Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Risk Management, Private Banking and International services, you can be assured that you will receive a personalized offering that incorporates all aspects of your financial and wealth planning needs.

Kevin has over 21 years’ experience in the financial services industry and holds a BA in Economics from York University.

Jim Stevenson

Jim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and is Ontario life licensed. He joined ScotiaMcLeod in 2002. As part of ScotiaMcLeod’s team of experts, Jim and his team offer complete insurance expertise to help clients reach their financial objectives. They provide a wealth of knowledge, experience and insight to deliver a variety of insurance solutions that meet your needs and goals.

Insurance services are provided by Scotia Wealth Insurance Services Inc.

Malcom Burrows

Malcolm leads philanthropic advisory services, where he advises clients on charitable giving. Malcolm is one of Canada’s best-known charitable gift planners, with 13 years of experience in the charitable sector working for University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, and The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation. He was Chair of Government Relations for the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) from 2002 to 2006.

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