Stephen R. Binder, CPA, CA

Senior Private Client Business Advisor

Stephen is a Senior Private Client Business Advisor at KJ Harrison Investors.

During his 41 years of public accounting practice, Stephen provided his clients with pragmatic advice and business advisory insight. He is now proud to support KJ Harrison Investors in their wealth management strategies for high net worth individuals. Stephen’s areas of expertise include strategic business advice, including liquidation and exit strategies, private enterprise tax planning services, family business and succession, estate planning, profit and operational improvement.

Prior to joining KJ Harrison Investors, Stephen spent his last 6 years in public accounting at Grant Thornton LLP including in his role as Partner, National Leader Privately Held Business from 2013-2016. Significant practice areas included professional service firms, where he advised and acted on behalf of legal, medical, architectural and consulting firms.

Stephen is often asked to speak on a variety of strategic and business related topics, making appearances for a variety of organizations including TLOMA (Toronto Law Office Managers Association), the OBA (Ontario Bar Association), the Canadian Law Firm Leaders Summit, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) and the Pharmacy Finance Symposium.

Stephen received his BA at the University of Toronto in 1975 and also holds his CPA, CA designation.