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Guardian Capital Group


Commerce Court West
3100-199 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5L 1E8
(416) 364 - 8341
Toll Free: (800) 253 - 9181

Principal Contacts

Robin Lacey
Head of Institutional Asset Management
Tel: (416) 947 - 4082

Mark Bodnar
Client Portfolio Manager, Guardian Capital Advisors LP
Tel: (877) 277 - 9596 ext 6022

Anthony Messina
Managing Director & Head of Private Wealth Management, Guardian Capital Advisors LP
Tel: (416) 364 - 8054

Client Minimums

Private: $1,000,000
Institutional: $5,000,000

Types of Accounts Managed

  • Private Individual / Investor
  • Institutional Investor - Pension Plan
  • Institutional Investor - Non-Profit
  • Institutional Investor - First Nations
  • Institutional Investor - Other

Provinces of Business

  • Alberta*
  • British Columbia*
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario*
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Northwest Territories
  • Yukon
  • United States*
  • International - Non-North American*

* indicates a physical location in this province

Guardian Capital Group Limited was founded in 1962. Guardian is a Canadian based investment management firm, headquartered in Canada and operates in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Caribbean, with approximately $26 billion in assets under management and $17 billion in assets under administration. With thoughtful innovation across asset classes and global markets, Guardian is an active player in the investment community for more than 50 years, delivering world-class institutional asset management, private wealth management and financial advisory services.

Guardian’s Institutional investment management services are provided by Guardian Capital LP, GuardCap Asset Management Limited and Guardian Capital Real Estate Inc. Managing assets for over 100 institutional clients, GCLP serves pension plan sponsors, broker dealer third-party platforms, closed-end funds, exchange traded funds and mutual funds, endowment funds and foundations. Its capabilities span a range of asset classes, geographic regions, and specialty mandates. GCLP is one of the largest independent investment management firms in Canada, with a seasoned team of over 75 investment professionals, business leaders and associates, and has been managing institutional assets for over 50 years.

Guardian Capital Advisors LP provides investment management services to private wealth clients, foundations and endowments primarily in Canada, with cross border United States and international business. As a trusted advisor to our private clients, we tailor tax-efficient, fully discretionary segregated or investment fund portfolios consistent with their long term investment objectives. An extension of our Private Wealth Management business is our International Private Banking subsidiary which services the wealth management needs of our international clients. Alexandria Bancorp Limited is a private bank based in the Cayman Islands, which was established in 1990, licensed and regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority to provide investment management, fiduciary and banking services to international clients.

At Guardian, we prize the stability of our clients, our employees and our financial resources. Placing the needs of our clients first has led to long-lasting relationships. A growing client base has allowed us to consistently hire the best and brightest. This combination of satisfied clients and exceptional team members is what will allow us to maintain our significant financial strength in the decades to come.