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Escarpment Advisory Team

"Working together to help you achieve what truly matters to you"

  • 25 Corporate Park Drive Suite 101 St. Catharines, ON L2S 3W2Map

Our Investment Philosophy: 

As a team, we want to be your first choice for advice on all your financial matters.

We want to help you navigate your financial future with steady feet and composed thoughts, knowing that the choices made are the best thing for yourself and your family. We have seen many of our clients through excellent times and difficult times, as life stages came and went, and we have made it our business to be right there through everything to offer our advice and support where needed or requested.

Although the cornerstone of our investment philosophy is focused on providing sustainable income to our clients throughout their lives, we put people first, and understanding you is our first priority. Before we build your investment plan or make any portfolio suggestions, we need to get to know YOU and your unique needs when it comes to your wealth.

We take sincere pride in being assertive earnings investors. Our team is concentrated on building quality investment plans that primarily focus on the income needs of our clients, which are designed to be flexible – whether you saving for your future, or need to draw from your investments to support your daily lifestyle.

Our investment process based on particular input from each client – which starts with YOU. We believe in composing a customized investment plan, complete with current and future cash flow requirements, as well as a financial needs analysis. In order to help gain a clear understanding of your requirements, we believe in always maintaining open and honest communication with all our clients.

The passion that we feel as a team for managing investments and providing top-notch client service spills over into every relationship that we create - and we look forward to creating a long-term, meaningful relationship with you.


"Working with people who have our best interest in mind is the attribute that is the most important to us when choosing a wealth advisory team.  We like to utilize individuals that are successful in their own rite that offer sound advice to help us reach our retirement goals as soon as possible. To us, financial freedom is living our retirement years without sacrificing our current lifestyle.

We want to be worry-free and feel comfortable in retirement, and Howie’s team has helped us to carefully plan for this future.  Through open and honest communication with Howie and his team along the way, we feel connected to our plan.  Add to this the availability of a number of TD experts, and we are now only a few years away from enjoying retirement!"

- Dr. Tony Mancuso and Mrs. Debra Mancuso

Escarpment Advisory Team consists of Howie Vant, Investment Advisor, and Amy Skiba, Associate Investment Advisor.  Escarpment Advisory Team is part of TD Wealth Private Investment Advice, a division of TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of the Toronto Dominion Bank.  TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. - Member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. 


Branch Office: (905) 704-1405
Branch Fax: (905) 682-2601

Meet The Team

We're redefining private wealth management.

At TD Wealth Private Wealth Management, we believe in taking the time to discover what truly matters to you.  You'll have access to a team of the most integrated specialists in the industry who will get to know what's important to you before getting to your numbers.  It's private wealth management redefined, brought to you by one of the largest private wealth service providers in Canada.


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