Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Raymond James Ltd.
Darren Coleman started in the industry in 1992 and with Raymond James in 2012, providing comprehensive wealth services for a variety of clients. During this time, he has been managing brokerage offices, spearheading industry trends and leading his team at Coleman Wealth to new territory.
Darren’s many professional accreditations include: Canadian Investment Manager, Financial Management Advisor and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, with a Level II Life Insurance License and an Honours B.Comm from Ryerson University. He was one of the first Canadian professionals to attain the Professional Financial Planner, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Hedge Fund Specialist designations. Due to his success as an advisor in alternative investments, he was the first advisor to sit on committees for the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), and on the Board for the Hedge Fund Association, as a member and an instructor.
An industry veteran before coming to Raymond James, Darren held management and advisor positions at major bank-owned brokerage and financial services firms. Through this experience, together with his involvement with industry boards, he has built a network of professional relationships with the industry’s top managers, firms and executives, through which he is able to offer his clients superior due diligence, access and insight.
Darren is considered a champion and pioneer of Raymond James’ cross-border service offering. He frequently speaks at conferences and educational events and is a regular contributor to North American media, including Bloomberg BNN, the Globe and Mail and Forbes.