Who we are

Our first priority is you.

We do what we do because we love seeing you attain your goals.

We believe relationship is everything. Mutual trust, like and respect are key.

We are not transaction focused, we are strategic.

We are 100% focused on helping you achieve your dreams.

We support and sponsor organisations that do great work in our community.

“I just couldn’t contemplate where my life would be if I hadn’t followed their advice all those years ago.”  – Robert Innes

Collins Financial Group community support

Collins Financial Group was established in 1984 and specialises in providing strategic financial advice to clients predominantly in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Our team of financial advisers and support staff have the knowledge and experience to help you navigate through the often complex decisions involved in putting together and adhering to an individually tailored financial strategy.

Your team

Troy Collins

Troy Collins

Business Principal and
Senior Strategic Adviser

“Absolutely loves M&Ms”

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Jamie Paterson

Jamie Paterson

Advice Development & Operations Manager

“Never outgrew his lego obsession”

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Amanda Kiely

Amanda Kiely

Client Service Manager

“Air guitar queen”

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Tyler Leonard

Adviser Assistant

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Ella-Sandra Collins

Ella-Sandra Collins

Client Service Officer

“Thrift shop record hoarder”

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Brendan Brennan

Client Service Assistant

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Bryce Collins

Administration Assistant

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Office Dog

Investment Research Team

The investment team has specialist expertise in managing and advising on managing funds and investment portfolios. The ClearView investment team uses a range of external research providers to help generate insights and research into underlying strategies. These include Morningstar and BCA Research. Key personnel in the team:

Justin McLaughlin, Chief Investment Officer
BEcon (Hons)

  • Over 20 years’ experience in investments, superannuation and life insurance
  • Prior to ClearView was Head of Research at financial planning firm Bridges (now part of IOOF)
  • Previous roles as investment strategist, chief economist, and investment analyst with a range of wealth management and insurance companies

 Sam Alaaeddin, Senior Investment Analyst

LL.B. & B.Com. (Major in Finance)

  • 5 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry
  • Prior to ClearView was a Client Research Manager at Challenger Ltd for 4 years

 Alexandra Clarke, Senior Macro Research Analyst

BEcon (Econometrics and Finance)

  • 8 years’ experience at the Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Prior to ClearView worked as an Economist, Financial Market Analyst and Foreign Exchange Dealer at the RBA