Danny Popescu CFP, CIM, FMA, FCSI


In 2013, Danny founded an IIROC investment dealership called Harbourfront Wealth Management, to bring pension type investment vehicles such as private equity, private real estate and private credit to Canadian retail investors.  Danny launched Harbourfront with an $11 million personal investment and within 9 years, established a $425 million enterprise value when Boston based Private Equity firm, Audax Group bought a stake in the firm. With roughly 250 employees in 25 branches across Canada, Harbourfront is one of the fastest growing independent dealers now on track to establish a $1.5 – $2 billion enterprise value by 2027.

As CEO, Danny oversees the operations of Harbourfront Wealth Holdings’ four underlying businesses including its Investment Dealer, Asset Management Firm and US investment arm.

  • Danny brings 24 years of industry experience and prior to running the Harbourfront group of companies, built and managed one of Vancouver’s largest private wealth management practices.
  • By 32 years of age on new assets, Danny ranked as the number one advisor at Canada’s largest asset management firm.
  • At 33 years of age he made partner at a national investment firm.
  • At 39 years of age Danny was named Business in Vancouver’s Top Forty under 40.
  • At 46, as the CEO of Harbourfront, he was named one of Canada’s Top 50 Industry Leaders of 2021 by Wealth Professional.
  • In an effort to raise money for BC Children’s hospital, Danny created a non-profit advisor training platform and coached & mentored more than 1000 Investment Advisors throughout his career.
  • Danny is the Founder and Director of the Harbourfront Gives Foundation which raises money for a number of Canadian charities. The Harbourfront Gives Foundation has donated over $300,000 to 54 charities as of July 2022.

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