Walter has been in the financial services industry for 34 years and considered to be one of the best in his field in Canada.
He is an officer, director and shareholder of:
Simone International Insurance Services Inc.;
Clover Insurance and Financial Services Inc.;
Clover Benefits Consulting Services Inc.;
MDP Financial Services Division Inc.;
Barbaro.Simone Financial Assurance Services Inc.
Walter is a Qualifying & Life member of the Million Dollar Round Table with 6 of those years at the Court of the Table level and the last 7 years at the Top of The Table level.
The Million Dollar Round Table is an international network of insurance and investment financial services professionals\advisors who serve their clients by maintaining the highest standards of ethics, knowledge and productivity.
There are approximately 30,000 international members representing 74 countries, with approximately 5,500(250 in Canada) being Qualifying & Life members, and 3,200(225 in Canada) being members of Court of the Table, and 1,700(90 in Canada) being members of Top of The Table. In addition, of the 90 members of the Top of The Table in Canada, less than one half, have qualified for the last 7 or more years.
In addition to his academic and business achievements, Walter has and continues to give back to the community with his abilities in the following organizations:
Current, Immediate Past President, and board member, of the Canadian Italian Business & Professional Association of Toronto;
Current, Member of Board of Directors on The National Federation of Canadian Italian Business & Professional Associations;
Current, Member of the School of Business Management Advisory Council, at Ryerson University;
Current, Member of the Ryerson University Business Alumni Association;
Current, Volunteer Ski Instructor for the Ontario Track 3 Ski Association (Helping Disabled Boys & Girls to Ski);
Current, Member of The Catholic Missions in Canada, Taste of Heaven Committee;
Current, Member of Board of Directors of The National Golf Club of Canada;
Current, Vice President, Ontario Region, Team Italia;
Current, Member of the Resource Development Committee of the A.M.I.C.I. Museum and Italian Interpretive Centre;
Current, Member of Board of Directors of the Confederazione degli Imprenditori Italiani nel Mondo Canada Confederation of Italian Entrepreneurs Worldwide Canada.
Amongst many other awards presented during his extraordinary career, Walter was named 2005 Honoree of the International Contemporary Who Who of Professionals, for significant Career Achievements and Contributions to Society.