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Arthur Salzer, CFA

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Chief Investment Officer

With a 30 year professional career, Arthur C. Salzer is one of North America's leading family office experts is the founder and driving force behind Northland Wealth. Arthur is responsible for developing and implementing the firm's strategic plan as well as overseeing all operations and investments for our families. Arthur also advises many of the firm's largest and most complex clients.


Arthur was farm raised in Southern Ontario before obtaining his Economics Degree from McMaster University at the age of 20. Arthur is a former member of the Think Growth Campaign Committee for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce tax review. In addition, Arthur is an active member of the Family Firm Institute (FFI) and Family Enterprise Canada (FEC).  For the past four years Arthur has been a judge for the prestigious Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA). Since 2016, Arthur has been known for his unique insights into alternative investing and family offices in his Column - Curve Appeal  which appears in each edition of  The Financial Post Magazine.


Arthur is frequently interviewed by leading media sources such as Bloomberg, Reuters, NBC, Financial Post, Globe & Mail, Washington Times, Wealth Professional Magazine, CTV and CBC for market analysis and commentary and is a frequent speaker at leading family office and investment conferences across North America and Europe.

Wealth Professional Magazine has featured Arthur as the Top Ranked Advisor in Canada along with twice being recognized in its Hot List as one of the Canada’s leading wealth management executives.  Arthur has been awarded Portfolio Manager of the Year, Multi-Service Advisor of the Year and is a two time winner of Advisor of the Year - Alternative Investments.  


Under Arthur’s leadership, Northland Wealth has been recognized 3X as the Best Multi-Family Office in Canada at the Family Wealth Report Awards, and as the Best Multi-Family Office <$2B at the 2017 Private Asset Manager Awards and the Best Multi-Family Office < $2.5B at the 2019 Family Wealth Report Awards for North America. 

A graduate of McMaster University (B.A. Econ.), he also holds the designations of Certified Investment Manager and Chartered Financial Analyst.

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