Peter Seligman

Peter Seligman - President

Peter Seligman
"Successful is the person who has lived well, laughed often and loved much, who has gained the respect of children, who leaves the world better than they found it, who has never lacked appreciation for the earth's beauty, who never fails to look for the best in others or give the best of themselves."
Peter Seligman has been an Estate and Insurance Advisor since 1982. Armed with extensive knowledge, Peter guides a niche clientele of entrepreneurs, business owners and executives towards preserving their wealth and minimizing the potential effects of life changes by planning for the future.

Peter works closely with his clients, forming strong relationships while providing comprehensive, customized personal risk management products and services. Peter always listens closely to what his clients' wants and needs are and develops unique solutions for them.

A consummate team player, Peter is open to working closely with your preferred professionals, such as lawyers and accountants. And if you don't already have a lawyer or accountant, Peter will endeavour to recommend you to a best fit professional from his large network of experienced colleagues.

The high level of customer service Peter provides has enabled him to achieve numerous professional accomplishments and qualifications.

ifea: Institute of Family Enterprise Advisors

The Family Enterprise Advisor designation is an accreditation that readily identifies uniquely skilled and qualified advisors to Business families. As a leader in the Family Enterprise field and a Founding Circle Supporter, Peter is a clear demonstration of a family enterprise advisor’s commitment to serve business families and build on the knowledge acquired through the Family Enterprise Advisor Program (FEAP) offered by the Business Families Centre in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

This premiere international advisory institute enables advisors to assist business families and the leaders of family enterprises to effectively manage the important and often complicated and sensitive family, business, ownership, and financial issues they face.

This further augments Peter’s technical skills and enhances his understanding of closely held and/or family owned businesses and their unique challenges. He helps to strengthen the quality and performance of family enterprises, to help build united, industrious families that create impressive legacies; loyal capable ownership groups; and high performance, sustainable enterprises.
CALU: Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting

CALU: Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting

As an original Founding Charter member since its inception in 1991, CALU is a technical and political organization dedicated to furthering the interests of its members and their clients, related to advanced life underwriting.

CALU members provide personal financial, business succession, estate planning, wealth creation, retirement planning and employee benefits services to their clients; many of whom are the owners of family businesses.  

CALU Members apply their political involvement and expertise with particular emphasis placed on legislative and public policy issues pertaining to the Income Tax Act and participate in consultations with officials from the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) and Finance.
MDRT:  Million Dollar Round Table

MDRT: Million Dollar Round Table

This Association of Financial Professionals is an international, independent group of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals and membership is recognized as ‘the’ standard of sales excellence.

Within the Million Dollar Round Table organization, ‘Top of the Table’, is an exclusive forum for the world's elite and most successful life insurance and financial service professionals who are committed to providing exemplary client service while displaying the highest standards of ethics and professional knowledge.

Top of the Table members exchange advanced sales and productivity ideas and develop interpersonal relationships in an international network of leading insurance and investment financial services producers and advisors.

Peter has been recognized by MDRT as one of the youngest members ever to accomplish 'Top of the Table' status.
Peter Seligman & family

Peter with his 3 children, son-in-law and grandson

As a graduate of the University of Toronto's Commerce and Economics program, Peter is a firm believer in ongoing professional education. As such, he continues to hone his craft by taking part in many industry, CALU and IFEA courses and programs every year, engaging in professional study groups and being a guest speaker at various industry events.

Passionate about leading an active outdoor lifestyle, Peter is an avid skier, mountain trekker and cyclist who cross trains regularly. He has traveled extensively through North America, South America, Europe and Africa.

To learn about Peter's varied and significant community and philanthropic efforts, please visit the Community page.
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