As the Chairman of Globacor Capital, a flourishing boutique investment firm, John has an extremely successful track record for identifying promising enterprises. Most recently, John also served as the Chairman of the Bayshore Bank & Trust group of companies. Under John's stewardship, from the bank's inception in 1996, Bayshore Bank blossomed to one of the Caribbean's largest privately owned banks. In 2008, John led the successful sale of the Bank to a European multi-national conglomerate.
The portfolio of companies John is currently involved with includes Bayshore Capital, a private equity firm specializing in financial services and technology, Fenix Opportunity, a US real-estate venture investor, Globacor Partners, a multi-family office, Numeric Answers, a corporate accounting firm and DLK on Avenue, Canada's premier Cosmetic Laser and Dermatology clinic. Other active Board positions John holds include Global Options Group, a crisis management and security consulting firm to FORTUNE 1000 corporations, government and high profile individuals. From 2005- 2008, Global Options successfully completed 9 acquisitions and was listed on NASDAQ until its sale in 2011. John also serves St. Joseph's Health Center as their Foundation board member and is a past Chairman of the Ontario Arthritis Society.
John's past experiences include managing CIBC's International Private Banking group in Canada and Managing Partner for Royal Trust International in the United States.
As one of Canada's pre-eminent international tax practitioners, Paul is the President of Globacor Tax Advisors, a Globacor Group company, specializing in 'Family Office' style wealth preservation and succession. Paul's extensive tax, estate and trust background combined with his business acumen and personal experiences have made him a highly sought advisor by numerous domestic and international corporations and high net worth private clients. Paul received his law degree from the University of Ottawa and his Master of Laws (Tax) from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Paul co-authored, Annotated Business Agreements during his first year in private practice and has since authored numerous national and international legal and financial papers and has appeared extensively in numerous publications and television appearances and has been invited to speak at 100's of conferences all over the world. Paul is a Past Instructor, Law Society of Upper Canada, Guest Lecturer, Osgoode Hall Law School and a past visiting Professor, University of Ottawa Law School.
Prior to joining Globacor, Paul was a founding partner of the Toronto law firm Harris & Harris where his legal practice included, mergers and acquisitions, corporate financings, corporate reorganizations, restructurings, amalgamations, wind-ups and divestitures and domestic and international tax, estate and trust planning. Paul is also a Past-Chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a Past Chair of the STEP Technical Committee.