A. FARBER ASSOCIATES LTD. IS FORMED
Alan Farber—who came to Canada from South Africa in 1975— establishes A. Farber Associates Ltd. as a corporate insolvency and restructuring business. The company operates out of his home with only two employees.
Official first office
A. Farber Associates Ltd. opens its first office at 4950 Yonge Street in Toronto, above a doughnut store.
Gary Lifman joins Farber
Gary Lifman, the current Joint Managing Partner, joins the firm. A. Farber Associates Ltd. expands its service offering by entering the consumer insolvency business.
FARBER GROWS & EXPANDS
A. Farber Associates Ltd. grows to 30 employees and, by 1996, moves to 1200 Sheppard Avenue East.
20 years in business
The firm celebrates 20 years in business and, in 2000, grows further with the acquisition of Watkins Wilson Associates, which includes 30 new employees and offices in British Columbia.
Farber Financial Group is formed
Klein Farber Corporate Finance Inc. is established to develop the Corporate Finance practice. Farber Financial Group is formed to rebrand and separate the corporate and consumer business.
Farber celebrates a Silver jubilee
Farber Financial Group celebrates its 25th anniversary. The firm now has 75 employees.
CORPORATE OFFICE OPENS IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO
The firm opens its downtown Toronto offices at 150 York Street, in the heart of the financial district, where our Toronto corporate office remains today.
GLOBAL REACH WITH BEGBIES GLOBAL NETWORK (BGN)
Farber Financial Group joins Begbies Global Network (BGN), now BTG Global Advisory, an international network of specialist financial advisory firms.
GROWTH CONTINUES WITH 30 OFFICES
With more than 30 offices across Ontario and 118 people, the firm has become one of the largest independent business and financial advisory firms in Canada.
Rebrands to 'Farber'
Farber expands west and opens a corporate office in Vancouver, BC., and the firm’s corporate division rebrands to simply 'Farber'.
EXPANSION CONTINUES INTO ALBERTA
Farber opens offices in Calgary and Edmonton, and now has more than 50 offices across Canada and over 200 employees.
Celebrating 40 Years in Business
After 40 years of business, Alan and Adele Farber stand with Alan’s mother in law, Bella—the first employee who was with the firm for 21 years! Read more about everyone who contributes to the firm’s unique culture. Meet the Faces of Farber.