About John Cleary


John Cleary

Investment Advisor

Prior to joining BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2019, John worked on a wealth management team for high net worth clients at another financial services firm. A former summer student of BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2014, John acquired his passion for financial services while working alongside a number of advisors in the Cornwall office. He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management with a Bachelor of Commerce, Specialization in Finance. He is also currently pursuing his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designations.

John was born and raised in the Cornwall area, where he still resides to this day. He has been involved in the community from a young age, playing his entire minor and junior hockey in the Cornwall area. He attended high school at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School where he was also involved in a number of extra-curricular activities.

John’s passion for helping others extends far beyond his role as an Investment Advisor. In the spring of every year he organizes a local ball hockey tournament in support of a facility that helps individuals suffering from addiction and mental health issues.

In his spare time John enjoys boating, fishing, hockey, golf, spending time with family and friends and following the financial markets.