VP, Family Office Advisory

Barrett Lyons

Barrett is a member of the family office advisory team at Northwood working with client families with additional responsibility for overseeing client tax and accounting services.


In addition to his work with families, Barrett co-leads the client operations group at Northwood. Prior to joining Northwood, Barrett worked with KPMG LLP where he was responsible for managing personal and trust work for high-net-worth clients as well as managing engagements for various public and private corporate clients.

Barrett enjoys travel and being active with his wife and three sons. He also mountain bikes and likes discovering new trails.




Honours B.Com, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Years in the Industry

16 years

Years at Northwood

12 years


Awarded top honours (President’s List) by the governing body for achieving the highest mark in the country on the final CFP examination.

“I enjoy the variety of work and unique challenges of working with unique clients. Every day is different and enjoy knowing that we are bringing value to clients in a variety of ways.”