Andrew Hill, CFA, CFP, CLU
Senior Investment Counsellor & Portfolio Manager
I am a Senior Investment Counsellor and Portfolio Manager with BMO Private Investment Counsel with over a decade of experience in the investment management industry.
I joined BMO Private Investment Counsel in April 2014 and am currently responsible for managing discretionary investment portfolios for high net worth individuals in the GTA.
Using a holistic approach, I bring together the various lifecycle and lifestyle needs of clients with BMO’s other professionals in trusts, estates, insurance, tax advisory, commercial banking and retail banking
I believe that a collaborative, team-based approach is the best way to help our clients navigate the nuances and complexities of wealth management, so they can have the confidence that their goals are within reach.
Director, Wealth Planning, BMO Private Wealth
Mario has over 18 years of financial services experience in client relationship management and high-net worth planning roles.
He listens to clients to understand the issues that are important to them and draws on his experience to create a customized wealth plan. He focuses on retirement and estate planning, trusts, insurance and complex corporate structures. Mario has spent the last few years preparing comprehensive financial plans for both ultra and high-net worth families across Canada at a major financial institution.
He holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Personal Financial Planner (PFP®) designations.
Director, Tax Planning
With almost 25 years of experience, Noel understands the broad issues that wealthy families face. By taking the time to understand each client’s specific goals and objectives, he brings his extensive subject matter expertise to help guide families through the unique opportunities and challenges that they may be facing in the areas of tax and estate planning, corporate structuring, business succession planning, trust planning and family governance.
Noel can skillfully take complex tax and estate planning issues and considerations, and speak to clients in a way that they can easily understand these issues.
Noel joined BMO Wealth Management in 2017. In addition to his tax/accounting background of almost 18 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP, he has extensive experience in the investment industry as well, including working at a large fund management company. Most recently, Noel worked as a Tax Planning & Consulting Specialist where he focused on tax planning and wealth transfer strategies for high net worth clients and business owners.
Chris Markou, LL.B, BA (Hons)
Director, Estate Planning
Chris advises high net worth individuals and families on specialized Estate & Trust solutions as part of an integrated wealth planning team.
Chris draws on his prior experience as an estates lawyer in private practice to assist BMO clients with complex estate and trust planning solutions in a variety of contexts. He provides support and direction on matters related to estate, gift and tax planning, succession planning for business owners, charitable giving and planning for family members with special needs.
Prior to joining BMO Wealth Management, Chris operated his own law firm, worked as in-house counsel with an insurance company, and worked in the estates and real estate groups in one of the largest and oldest law firms in Brampton, Ontario. Chris has been actively involved in the community as a member of numerous boards and committees, and has chaired and presented at several programs for the Ontario Bar Association.
Estate and Insurance Advisor
Tim joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2007 after twelve years in various Wealth and Risk Management positions in the financial services industry. Consistently delivering a polished and professional approach to life insurance, Tim is available to our clients to give guidance with estate planning and risk management needs. Whether for a business, organization or for you personally, he specializes in creating custom-designed solutions to meet your specific needs and integrate them with your wealth management plan.
Tim works closely with the Winter Fenech Group by providing them with strategies for creating tax efficiencies within a client’s personal and corporate portfolios. Clients and their respective tax and legal advisors have come to trust and rely upon Tim’s valuable knowledge and sound advice.
An active Sports enthusiast and philanthropist, Tim is a firm believer in giving back to the community. In particular, he is a dynamic supporter of Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and is on the Selection Committee for the Community Achievement Award in Toronto.