Gerald Connor founded Cumberland Private Wealth Management Inc. (“Cumberland ”) together with three other partners in 1997. Today, he is Chairman of the firm and its parent company Cumberland Partners Limited. He continues to support the Cumberland business and client experience sharing over 50 years of investment and wealth management experience. He is also a portfolio manager at Cumberland and its affiliate, Cumberland Investment Counsel Inc.
Prior to Cumberland, Mr. Connor was a founding partner of Connor, Clark & Company, Connor Clark & Lunn, and 20/20 Investment Management, which collectively managed over $16 billion for high net worth clients, pension plans and mutual funds. Before that, he managed discretionary funds at Baker Weeks of Canada and headed the Canadian operations of Francis I. DuPont and Co.
Mr. Connor was a director of SQI Diagnostics Inc. for 8 years, and he was formerly a trustee of Allied Properties REIT for over 22 years, a director of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Foundation in Toronto for 14 years, and a director of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for 2 years.