Century Private Wealth background
Century Private Wealth is a provider of highly personalised financial planning and wealth management advice and services.
Through the delivery of “Professional Advice” our highly skilled and experienced team strives to empower our clients to make the decisions necessary to achieve their financial goals, whilst maintaining a view of the big picture, namely; living and enjoying the people, things and experiences that are important to them.
Formed in 2002, Century Private Wealth principals, Stephen Garrett and Michael Hiscock, have over 60 years combined industry experience.
With offices in Newcastle, North Sydney and Nelson Bay our team includes:
Stephen Garrett CFP® SSATM BComm FCPA FAICD
A Certified Financial Planner® and Self-Managed Superannuation SpecialistTM with more than 30 years as a financial planning professional, Stephen has substantial experience in all facets of financial planning, investment, superannuation, retirement planning, and asset protection. Combined with 35 years of accounting and business experience, Stephen is well positioned to advise, educate and inform a diverse client base.
Stephen holds or has held a number of external board or advisory board positions. Married with three children and a passion for photography, rugby, scuba diving, motorcycle touring, boating and his kid’s many sports, means life is always busy! “I would not have it any other way!”
Michael Hiscock CFP® B.Bus (Acctng)
Michael is a Certified Financial Planner® with over thirty five years of experience in the financial services sector. During this time Michael has accumulated a substantial wealth of knowledge and expertise based on his personal experiences and the experiences of those around him.
Beyond Century Private Wealth Michael continues to participate in a variety of business interests. Michael is married with three children, hopelessly addicted to Sudoku and remains a keen sportsman with snow skiing and golf at the top of the list.
Iain Hiscock AFP® Adv. Dip. FS (FP)
Iain has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry. This was initially in the stockbroking industry and for the last 20 years in the financial planning industry as an adviser.
Outside of work Iain is married with three adult children and enjoys reading, gardening and travelling
Jennie Summerville Dip. FS (FP)
Jennie has been involved in the Financial Services industry since 1993. Jennie joined Century Private Wealth in October 2014 as a Paraplanner.
Jennie is married with 2 children who keep her busy with their various interests and sporting activities. She loves overseas travel and learning about different cultures.
Deb McClintock Executive Assistant
Deb has worked with Michael Hiscock since 1996 as an Executive Assistant and with Century Private Wealth since 2008.
Prior to joining the financial services industry Deb worked in the travel industry and developed a great love of travel, both overseas and within Australia.
Deb is very social and active and enjoys ocean swimming each morning, mastering the art of kayaking in all weather, cooking and socialising with friends.
Rebecca Hollitt Executive Assistant
Rebecca has worked with Steve Garrett since 1997 and with Century Private Wealth since 2008.
Rebecca is married with 2 children who keep her very busy outside of work.
Rebecca is very active and enjoys spending time with her family & friends, keeping fit at the gym, walking and travelling, both overseas and within Australia.
Craig Orbell B Bus (Fin), Grad Dip FP, Dip FP, Dip Bus, ADA 1, ADA
Craig entered the financial services industry in 2005 and has over 15 years experience working with and advising clients to maximise their financial and investment affairs.
Having completed the nationwide FASEA exam along with a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning, Bachelor of Business (UTS – majoring in Finance), Diploma of Financial Planning and Diploma of Business (UTS), Craig is well equipped and committed to building and maintaining long-term relationships with his clients. He provides high level personalised, professional advice and a comprehensive ongoing service that is all encompassing, giving clients piece of mind that their financial situation is being maximised.
Beyond work, Craig is happily married with 2 boys. The whole family loves anything to do with the ocean, especially surfing, fishing and diving. Enjoying live sport and travelling are also family passions and are often combined into family holiday destinations.