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John Svalina

Portfolio Manager

  • CFP®
  • CIM®

Our discovery and wealth management approach is driven by what matters most to you

A local to the Sudbury region, John understands no two people are the same—each carries unique goals and challenges. He develops long-term relationships with clients and their families to help them achieve their vision for their future. In the end, he wants his clients to feel secure and confident that their wealth is working for them, their families and their legacy.

While his clients are always top-of-mind, John balances his professional and family life by enjoying time with his wife Tina and two children, Johnny and Anna. He is an MBA and Commerce graduate and obtained the designation of Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®), and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®) designations. 

John is proud to be part of the HickeySvalina Wealth Management Group. A team of qualified, dedicated and experienced professionals. This dynamic team brings over 130 years of combined advisory and investment industry experience. The group specializes in serving the needs of business owners, professionals, retirees and widows.


Dedicated to you and your needs

John believes in building wealth strategies tailored to you and those that matter most to you. He will work with you to ensure your wealth plan evolves as you do. He is dedicated to providing you with sophisticated solutions that will help you navigate the complex world.

Discovery goes beyond the financial picture

    Getting to know what truly matters to you is his top priority. He will take you through a unique discovery process that uses behavioural finance theory to uncover the values behind your personal vision of success and go beyond the financial picture and understand your wealth personality. The discussion will include:

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    Hickey and Svalina Family 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: (888) 403-3942
    Fax: (705) 675-3938
    Branch Office: (705) 675-5914
    Branch Fax: (705) 675-3938



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    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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