Meet our team

Simon Partington CIM®, CFP®
Director, Wealth Management & Portfolio Manager
Tel: 416.969.3179

Simon began his career as an Associate at Richardson Partners Financial in 2005 where he learned the business through experience, continuing education and Professional Designations. In 2009 he partnered with a seasoned advisory team and worked through a six year succession plan which saw their practice double in size.

Simon takes a holistic approach to Wealth Management and conducts in depth assessments regarding the needs and potential risks facing successful families, professionals, and business owners. Simon places a high priority on Tax & Estate Planning and providing a high level of service and comfort to clients as he helps guide them through various life events to ensure a seamless transition, whether it be, divorce, selling a business, managing an inheritance or adjusting to the financial changes brought on by retirement. Simon’s key roles also include asset allocation and investment selection with a disciplined process for buying and selling North American securities. More recently, Simon has been incorporating various Alternative Investments and non-traditional, non-correlated investment opportunities to reduce risk and volatility and achieve superior risk adjusted returns over the longer term.

Simon obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. Professional standards are high on Simon’s agenda and he has earned both Chartered Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designations. Currently he is working towards his Chartered International Wealth Manager (CIWM®) designation. Simon is also Insurance Licensed which helps round out the Wealth Planning Approach. Simon enjoys working with different charities and over the last 12 years of living in Toronto he has been involved with Sheena’s Place, Regent Park Gala and East Coast Connected.

Edmun Tsang CFA, MBA
Portfolio Manager
Tel: 416.969.3197

Edmun comes to us with over a decade of knowledge and experience in securities analysis, portfolio management and investment product development. Prior to joining Partington Wealth Management in the Summer of 2018, he worked as a Portfolio Manager at Middlefield Capital where he was responsible for institutional trading and the investment management of the company’s global mandates. In 2011, Edmun began his tenure at Middlefield in corporate development working on their corporate strategy, as well as the development and structuring of their investment funds. Prior to Middlefield, he assisted a team who managed investments for high net worth investors at DundeeWealth Inc (currently known as HollisWealth Inc).

Edmun holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in economics and statistics from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration (M.BA) degree in Finance from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is also a designated Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) – the highest distinction in the investment management profession, covering core topics in ethics and professional standards, financial analysis, portfolio management and wealth planning.

Irina Korolev FPSC Level 1®
Associate
Tel: 416.969.3171

Irina joined Richardson GMP in 2014. As a resourceful problem solver, Irina enjoys conceptualizing solutions to challenging situations. Working with Simon and the specialists in the Tax & Estate Planning Team, Irina develops holistic financial plans that can help our clients achieve what matters most to them. She communicates with clients' accountants, and creates tax packages in order to take the tax season pressure off our clients’ shoulders. Irina is a licensed Investment Representative and Insurance Agent. She is responsible for identifying the insurance needs of our clients, and actively works with our in-house insurance specialist Jason Middleton to determine how those needs impact their current financial plans, and what options are available.

 

Irina holds a Bachelor of Economics from Kazan Federal University in Russia, and has also successfully graduated from the Business Administration program at George Brown College, specializing in Financial Planning. Irina continuously strives to enhance her knowledge of the financial industry, completing multiple financial courses from Canadian Securities Institute. She is currently studying for her Certified Financial Planner designation, in order to better meet the needs of clients.