Gillian Martin

Gillian Martin

Senior Investment Advisor

B.Comm. (Hons)



Your vision of success will be central to how we will work together



(905) 501-7670

Office Location

33 Collier Street 3rd Floor Barrie, ON L4M 1G5. map


My Dad has always been good with money. For my second birthday, he gifted me a pink piggy bank whose underside was inscribed with gold writing. I loved the heaviness of the piggy bank as it amassed more loonies and the anticipation as I poured its contents onto my bed to count how much I had saved. As I have aged, I have continued to appreciate the way in which my savings result in feelings of security, self-reliance, and pride in the ability to partake in the activities that bring me joy.

After my first "Finance II" lecture at Queen's University, I called my Dad. I relayed to him the essence of the lecture and asked, "Isn't this what you do for a living?". I was nearing the end of my teens and hadn't considered eventually pursuing my Dad's profession. But I was intrigued by this lecture and sat in on my first Portfolio Review meetings with Doug a few weeks later when I returned home from Kingston for Reading Week.

I have been hooked ever since.

Naturally a planner and unapologetically goal oriented, I love the wealth advisory business. I see the business as the missing puzzle piece that links that pink, ceramic piggy bank to being able to live a life that you design for yourself.

At twenty-six, I purchased a cottage in Muskoka, Ontario. Buying a cottage was unconventional, but I felt that the cottage lifestyle would be enriching so planning for it became a priority. The feelings of ease and gratitude that overwhelm me when I wake on Saturday mornings to the sound of waves lapping the underside of the dock are feelings that I seek to help my clients realize too.

I began my career at TD Wealth in 2014 and, since then, have built meaningful relationships with clients to ensure that they have thought holistically about their wealth - beyond simply investment management. Committed to learning and upgrading my skills, I earned my Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Investment Management in 2018 and have been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charter holder since 2019. I am a Life Insurance Advisor with TD Wealth Insurance Services and I seek to further pursue Responsible Investing and Certified Financial Planning designations.

Of all the topics that I advise upon, I have developed a passion for inter-generational wealth transfer in particular. I work to get clients' children excited about the time that they have on their side to budget, save and invest. This advisory topic comes naturally to me and Doug, considering our unique father-daughter relationship.

I enjoy teaching and choose to volunteer my time with ABC Money Matters, designing and presenting workshops to promote financial literacy among youth and new Canadians. After practicing yoga for more than ten years, I completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program. During my spare time, I like to ski, hike with my Golden Retriever, and paddle around the lake in our cedar-strip canoe, handmade in and transported from Nova Scotia by my husband's father.

Martin Wealth Management is a part of TD Wealth Private Investment Advice, a division of TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. which is a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank.


Toll Free

(877) 414-1727

Branch Phone

(705) 726-3353

Branch Fax

(705) 726-3474


B.Comm. (Hons)






Queen's University - B. Comm. (Hons), Goodman Institute of Investment Management at Concordia University - MBA, CFA Institute - Chartered Financial Analyst

Community Involvement

ABC Money Matters, CFA Society Toronto

Your Goals, Our Priorities

We will work together to help you manage, grow, and protect your wealth. Our tailored services are designed to help meet your unique goals and priorities - no matter how complex they are.

We'll help you identify your priorities and create a plan to address your specific needs. We can help with:

  • Protecting your assets
  • Maximizing your charitable giving
  • Finding tax strategies and solutions
  • Arranging your estate and trust planning

Our Services

Your goals are our priority so when you work with us, you have access to experienced professionals across all our products and services. Whether you need answers about wealth strategies, retirement planning or transfer of wealth, we're here to help.

What We Do

What to expect when working with us

Initial Discovery

Our in-depth discovery process focuses on understanding your priorities and goals in order to better support them.

Seamless Onboarding

We will help you transfer funds and structure your investment portfolio through step-by-step onboarding.

Proactive Reviews

Get curated insights, timely updates, and regular reviews of progress towards your goals and adjust as your needs evolve.

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When Polly moved to Canada, she was determined to build a great life for her family. Years of hard work and resilience paved the way for success, but when faced with the unthinkable, Polly was left to start again, leaving her with feelings of uncertainty. Find out how with the help of her TD Wealth advisor and a personalized financial plan Polly was able to take charge of her family’s financial future.

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Putting finances into perspective

As small business owners, Nick and Justina make a powerhouse team, supporting each other through ups and downs. As parents, they worry about how potential challenges with the business could impact their family’s future. Nick and Justina teamed up with their TD Wealth advisor to build a personalized financial plan. With a plan in place, they finally saw that achieving their family’s goals while maintaining the business was possible. Find out how the right financial advice helped give them a brighter view of life.

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