Professional & Financial Services

Fnd your home amongst 2,300 Professional and Financial Services companies in Oakville

A growing cluster of financial and professional services companies take advantage of our workforce capabilities to drive innovation and build sector leadership

With nearly 2,300 professional and financial services companies, Oakville is the ideal choice for this growing sector. Oakville is:

  • In the heart of the Greater Toronto Area
  • Next to Toronto - Canada's financial and business capital
  • Has a knowledgeable and ready workforce - with the skills and experience for this sector
  • Highly competitive costs for setting up a professional services firm
  • New flexible, modern office space and business parks for professional services industry

Key Sector Statistics

Oakville workforce in sector

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Halton Region workforce in sector

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Professional & Financial Services Key Employers

The largest employers in this sector include Siemens Canada, PwC, SNC Lavalin, AMEC, Canadian Tire Financial Services, MMM a WSP Company, De Lage Landen, First Canadian Title and Travelers Insurance. 

Oakville's Major Sub-sectors

Engineering

Management Consulting

Finance and Insurance

Law and Accounting

Technology Services

Real Estate

Proximity to talent, markets and transportation

Proximity to talent, markets and transportation

Proximity to talent, markets and transportation

Oakville's proximity to Toronto - North America's largest financial centre - provides our local companies access to the top financial and professional services talent in the country. 

Companies in Oakville benefit from:

  • All day, 15-minute GO Train service between Oakville and downtown Toronto
  • Access to a Greater Toronto and Hamilton area labour pool of over 3.5 million
  • Access to major markets in North America within a day's drive
  • Access to 180 global destinations and 67% of the world's economies through Pearson International Airport in Mississauga only 20 minutes away
  • An established and growing cluster of professional and financial services companies

Professional & Financial Services Employees

Household population by Industry (ages 15 years and over)
Industry Oakville Halton Region
Finance and insurance 11,080 24,565
Real estate and rental and leasing 2,911 6,750
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 13,591 31,133
Management of Companies and Enterprises 288 529
TOTAL 27,870 62,977

Source: Environics Analytics, 2015 Estimates

Professional & Financial Services Companies

Number of establishments with one or more employees in the Professional and Financial Services Industries
Industry NAICS Code and Description # of Establishments
522 - Credit intermediation and related activities 72
523 - Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investment and related activities 162
524 - Insurance carriers and related activities 90
526 - Funds and other financial vehicles 0
531 - Real estate 261
532 - Rental and leasing services 34
533 - Lessors of non-financial intangible assets (except copyrighted works) 10
541 - Professional, scientific and technical services 1627
551 - Management of companies and enterprises 85
TOTAL 2341

Source: Statistics Canada - Canadian Business Patterns June 2016

Success Stories

Read about a few of the successful Professional and Financial Services companies located in Oakville. 

Manulife Securities

Manulife Securities

Manulife Securities

When Manulife Securities made the decision to move its head office, Oakville fit the bill perfectly. Located directly off the highway and in close proximity to downtown Toronto, the new location allows the company to remain part of a smaller, close knit community, while also attracting a  diverse talent pool. 

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

By locating in Oakville, Innomar Strategies AmerisourceBergen’s new head office location promotes and supports the company’s rapid growth, while remaining close to its pharmacy and distribution centre. The move brought 400 employees to Oakville. 

Siemens Canada

Siemens Canada

Siemens Canada

Siemen’s move to Oakville helped bring the Canadian head office closer to many of its customers and reduced the commute times for employees who live in the area. The company’s new building shows a commitment to sustainability, collaboration and the community. 

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