About

Michael Greenwood and Glenn Fabello, Pelorus Benefits co-founders, bring over 45 years of practical knowledge in the insurance benefits and pension industry. While clients remain their main focus, they also maintain close relationships with product providers to ensure they stay ahead of evolving products and harness the best to benefit their clients.

Pelorus Benefits got its name from the Pelorus, a widely used navigational tool relied upon by mariners in the 19th century to help them establish direction.

In 2000, Michael Greenwood and Glenn Fabello successfully collaborated on a variety of insurance files at a major Canadian life insurer and joined forces to create a full-service group benefits and pension practice.

Founding Partners

Combined Experience with a Shared Focus on Excellence

michael greenwood pelorus founding partner

Michael Greenwood, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

Michael is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in finance, consulting and business operations. He has specialized in providing insurance and group benefits solutions for the past 20 years. Before launching Pelorus Benefits, he worked for one of Canada’s leading life insurance companies. Prior to entering the insurance industry, Michael worked for a national consulting firm and in the private sector in various financial and senior operational roles. A long distance runner who still relishes time in the wilderness hiking, canoeing and skiing, Michael thrives on working through unique client challenges to develop tailored solutions.

mgreenwood@thinkpelorus.ca
glenn fabello pelorus founding partner

Glenn Fabello, B.A. Econ, CFP

Glenn brings more than 25 years of insurance, benefits and financial planning experience. Before launching Pelorus Benefits, he worked with one of Canada’s leading life insurance firms for over 15 years advising business owners and their families on the implementation of advanced benefits, insurance and financial modeling solutions. Prior to joining the insurance industry, Glenn was a key member of the finance and property tax team with one of North America’s largest real estate companies. Before a serious accident changed his life direction, Glenn was a successful competitive cyclist. He understands the importance of developing contingency plans to address the opportunities, challenges and uncertainties we all face.

gfabello@thinkpelorus.ca