Game Changers: Edwina Bartholomew Talks To PGA Advisory CEO Michael Mancuso

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Nov 06, 2019

From humble beginnings in a shed to CBD Melbourne in what is now one of the fastest-growing small finance business in Australia, Michael Mancuso’s pursuit with PGA Advisory is in helping people to achieve long-term financial security and growth. 

Raised in a middle-class family in Melbourne that moved houses 16 times, Michael Mancuso grew up around and frequented people from all walks of life and in doing so helped him realise the importance of financial security. In what was originally a business that provided advice on the buying and selling of investment property; PGA having been founded in 2016 is now in its 4th year creating wealth cultivation strategies for the everyday Australian.

What makes them stand out? Michael disregards hidden agendas in an industry that is riddled with scepticism due to risk, and instead prioritises transparency.

Risk is half of our consultation (…) having us there to support people through risk or downturns in the market is really important”says Michael Mancuso, CEO of PGA Advisory 

Michael and his team have built a highly successful business from scratch by providing a strong service aimed at customers’ individual needs rather than a ‘one shoe fits all strategy’ in what he proudly describes as a ‘non-pressure environment’. 

Michael Mancuso, Bridie, game changers
PGA Advisory CEO, Michael Mancuso with his wife Bridie.
Photo credit: Cliff Kent

When he’s not at the office, Michael enjoys spending time on his farm with his wife, Bridie, having only just recently gotten married, and their Doberman and Italian greyhound. Fine Art is one of his passions, and Michael has even dubbed his collection which he began in his teens, ‘Micky’s Art’. He now represents artists from across Australia and internationally via his Instagram account and exhibitions.

About PGA Advisory

Led by Managing Directors Michael Mancuso and Sam Adams, PGA Advisory provides an exceptionally high level of service across property investment and financial planning. With a focus on guiding clients to achieve long term security and growth, PGA Advisory helps their clients develop financial plans tailored to their situations during a process that includes a financial health check to then focus on a variety of areas such as debt reduction, tax minimisation, investment strategies, retirement plans and even general wealth cultivation. 

In combining a modern approach with an experienced team, PGA continues to pave their own path in the finance and investment sectors.

You can visit the PGA Advisory website here. And don’t forget to check out his art collection via his websiteand Instagram page


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