Margaret began her finance career in 1988 as a Mortgage Broker’s Assistant in a successful mortgage brokerage.
In 2004, Margaret and husband James opened their own mortgage brokerage. Fifteen years later, they determined it was time to expand their product offerings to include Home & Auto Insurance by partnering with Gateway Insurance Group. Margaret, James and their team look forward to helping new and existing clients with all their Home & Auto insurance needs.
James Shinners Area Manager – Gateway–Hammonds Plains
James has been in the mortgage and finance industry for over 20 years, both in Canada and in the United States.
There are many types of insurance for a wide variety of risks. Real Estate related insurance may include Life & Disability Insurance, High Ratio (CMHC) Insurance, Home Insurance, and Title Insurance. For Home & Auto Insurance James and Margaret have partnered with Gateway Insurance Group. Let our team walk you through the available insurance products to make sure you have the right coverage for your needs.
Abby MacLellan Account Manager, Home & Auto Insurance
Abby is a Business graduate of Nova Scotia Community College. She is an experienced insurance brokerage professional specialising in Personal Lines. She holds her CAIB and CSIP insurance designations.
Born and raised in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, Abby enjoys the beach, spending time with friends and her family and dog. Abby resides in Halifax.
Mike Wilson Commercial Lines
Mike is a graduate of Dalhousie University Business School and a native of Ontario. Determined to make Nova Scotia his home, he accepted his first employment role as General Manager of one of metro’s largest The UPS Stores. He also became a partner in Freshman Services – a student Storage & Moving company before entering the insurance industry with Gateway.
Mike provides experience and advice in all areas of Insurance, including Business & Commercial, Home & Auto, Health & Employee Benefits, as well as Life Insurance products.
Outside the office, Mike is an avid sailor and a member of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. He also enjoys spending time on the ski hill or in the hockey rink.