Anthony S Layton

Desautels Global Expert; Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Portfolio Manager, PWL Capital Inc
Anthony S Layton



Tony is a founding partner, Chairman, CEO and portfolio manager at PWL.

Knowing that trust is essential to building strong relationships with his clients, he takes great care to understand their needs before providing comprehensive analyses and sound advice.

His 35 years in wealth management have provided him with an in-depth knowledge of portfolio principles that he applies for the benefit of each of his clients.

Since 1980, Tony has been committed to the establishment and growth of wealth management in Canada through independent and conflict-free financial services firms. Recently he has contributed to the establishment of GAIA (The Global Association of Independent Advisors), an international association of firms dedicated to fiduciary excellence. He is a past National Chairman of the Canadian Association of Financial Planners (CAFP, now Advocis).

Tony volunteers his time and energy with a number of organizations, including McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), the Allegra Chamber Music Foundation and the Montreal Chamber Music Festival. He also plays a very active role in community organizations in Montreal and the Laurentians. 

Tony is also a material shareholder and a Director on the Board of Agile IP, a VoIP phone system provider.

Specialization by geographical area: 
Desautels Global Experts
Investment Management


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lynn.mark [at] (Lynn Mark)
Manager, Alumni Programs

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