Our Consultants

 John Colangelo John Colangelo
Regional Vice President
Counsel Portfolio Services

As Regional Vice President for Counsel Portfolio Services, John Colangelo is responsible for supporting Advisors in the East & North of the Greater Toronto Area and Atlantic Canada. John is uniquely qualified to help Advisors identify and take advantage of business growth opportunities. This includes guiding them in implementing the tools and processes of the Total Client Experience within their business.

John has over 16 years of experience in sales within the financial services industry. In this time, he has successfully helped numerous fund companies grow their businesses by cultivating strong business relationships with Advisors. Prior to joining Counsel, John was Vice President, Sales for a boutique asset management firm. Before that, he worked with several major national fund companies as Regional Sales Manager and Regional Vice President.

John earned his BA with a major in Economics from the University of Guelph. He has also completed his Canadian Securities Course.

Corrado Tiralongo

Corrado Tiralongo
Chief Investment Officer
Counsel Portfolio Services

Corrado Tiralongo is the Chief Investment Officer and lead Portfolio Manager for Counsel Portfolio Services. As CIO, Corrado oversees Counsel's investment policies and portfolio monitoring programs. He is responsible for the selection and monitoring of Counsel’s external investment specialists. He also oversees the regular due diligence assessments and risk management evaluation of all Counsel funds and portfolios.
 Richard Allat Richard Allatt, AMP, CPMB
Mortgage Broker (Lic#M08000111)
Mortgage Intelligence (Lic#10428)


Richard joined MI in 2013 through the strategic alliance established between Investment Planning Counsel and Mortgage Intelligence and brings over 30 years of experience in credit management, personal lending and mortgages. Richard’s career encompasses a wide array of achievements and responsibilities with various Canadian financial institutions which include such roles as Senior Mortgage Underwriter, Senior Lending Officer and Area Lending Manager. Richard was also an owner/broker of a private mortgage brokerage firm. These experiences have enabled Richard to provide a wide variety of financial solutions to fit each of his clients needs. Richard is also a registered Mortgage Salesperson in Manitoba.

Mortgage Broker services provided by Mortgage Intelligence (Lic#: ON 10428 | SK 315857).
 PPI Solutions PPI Solutions

PPI Solutions, a leading marketer of insurance solutions, supports our IPC team with technology, tools, education and resources to help us better serve our clients. Established in 1978 and with 16 offices across Canada, PPI offers actuarial, tax and specialized expertise in all aspects of life insurance, and specifically in the design of innovative strategies and ground-breaking products.

PPI’s complementary marketing channels are PPI Advisory, dedicated to the high net-worth market, and PPI Solutions, serving the broader Canadian market. Through independent insurance advisors, PPI provides our team with access to individual life insurance, critical illness insurance, long term care insurance, disability insurance, group insurance and executive benefits from major Canadian insurers.