Gerard as a Financial Professional
Gerard Buckley is a consummate professional with a long history of Integrity and Trust with his clients. Because of his service to customers Gerard has a history of receiving accolades and awards as a result of this service.
Besides being a Fellow of The Institute of Canadian Bankers he is also a Certified Corporate Director and Certified Management Consultant where his integrity and trust with clients are held in the highest order. In addition, Gerard is a recipient if The Institute of Canadian Banker’s Gold Medal for Academic Excellence and a Member of Scotiabank’s Chairman’s Club Award granted to its top Managers Globally.
Gerard has a passion for real estate, investment and entrepreneurialism and he takes pride in providing financial education to his clients. He is a frequent speaker on subjects related to Governance, Angel Investment, Growth Alternative Financing, Entrepreneurialism, and Corporate Social Responsibility and is a frequent published author in Private Capital Markets, itbusiness.ca, Entrevestor and other publications.
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Mortgage Wellness – Collingwood Office has access to over 80 lenders that include major Canadian Banks, Credit Unions, Foreign Banks, Mortgage Finance Companies, Mortgage Investment Corporations and Private Lenders.
Gerard understands that each mortgage financed may need individual terms and conditions to meet the home purchaser and their family’s individual requirements. We realize the challenges of obtaining credit for New Canadians, self-employed, millennials, newly retired, recently divorced, etc. Volunteering as a mentor to New Canadians seeking employment has enabled Gerard to have an understanding with these families trying to establish their roots in our communities. Gerard has been a Condominium Board Member and President for over nine years in addition to being an independent director for a real estate resort association giving him a unique insight into Home Purchases, Real Estate, Condominium Living and Real Estate Investment
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Supporting our Community
Gerard and his wife, Mary have been long time residents of Georgian Bay with a home at Blue Mountain. He and his family believe in supporting the community where they live and do business.
The Buckley MacDonald Youth Fund has been a longtime supporter of The Army Cadet League of Canada with cadet corps in Creemore, Sudbury, Timmins and Winsor receiving grants in addition to many others across Canada, Theatre Collingwood and its Youth Drama Camps, The Blue Mountain Village Foundation, Collingwood Marine and Midland Hospital, etc. As a result of establishing this Mortgage Broker and Lending Business in South Georgian Bay, Jaguar Capital and Mortgage Wellness – Collingwood Office has committed to donate 10% of all sales back into our community.
In 2017 we have the privilege of supporting Theatre Collingwood’s March Break and Summer Drama Camps as well as their upcoming show, Dean and Jerry in September and Collingwood Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Awards this May. Living a sense of responsibility to give back to today’s youth in Canada has earned Gerard The Queens Golden Jubilee Medal.
Gerard understands service to his country, having spent years in the Canadian Military as a Reservist and Cadet Instructor. He has spent the last 15 years as a Director of the Board of The Army Cadet League of Canada contributing to Canada’s Youth, the Leaders of Tomorrow. Gerard has spent much of his time volunteering for and fundraising for community organizations such as Ride for The Cure, Ride for the Sight, Ride for the Heart, Prostate Cancer, Community Hospitals and supporting the Men and Women of the Canadian Armed Forces.