Garett Surcon, CIM, FCSI

Wealth Advisor, Portfolio Manager

Garett has spent his career building investment portfolios, managing wealth, and helping people make smarter decisions with their money.  He joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 1996 after graduating with his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba.  Over the following 20 plus years, he has earned the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designations from the Canadian Securities Institute.
Active in the community, Garett sits as Chair of the Canadian Mental Health Association Manitoba and Winnipeg, as well as several committees with United Way Winnipeg.
When not at work, Garett can be found with his wife and two children biking through the streets of Wolseley, working in the garden, or relaxing at Victoria Beach.

Tim Mahoney, CIM

Investment Advisor, Portfolio Manager

Tim Mahoney is an Investment Advisor and Portfolio Manager with over 20 years’ experience with BMO Nesbitt Burns.  Tim works with his clients to develop a comprehensive Family Wealth Plan with a particular focus on Retirement Income Planning.  He holds a Chartered Investment Manager designation.

In his off time Tim enjoys travel and  gardening with his wife Colleen, playing hockey  and of course his two Pugs.  Both Tim and Colleen are proud Leaders with the United Way.

Scott Kok


Scott is an Associate with over 10 years of industry experience. After graduating from business school, he has spent his career building financial plans and specializes in wealth planning for millennial business owners/dentists. Scott is currently working towards his Personal Financial Planner (PFP) designation.


Outside of the world of finance, Scott, Courtney, and their son Jason enjoy spending time at the family cottage, fishing, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and caring for their two dogs Kaia and Flint.


If you’re looking for an advisor you can book a meeting with Scott here.

Evanthi Livera

Specialist II-IC Private Banking II

I joined BMO Private Wealth in 2018 and have over 10 years of banking and borrowing experience. I have an undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba in Economics and I am a Branch Compliance Officer. I am a member of the Women Business Owners of Manitoba and a Board Member of Community Financial Counselling Services in Winnipeg.

As a Private Banker at BMO Private Wealth, I advise Canadian families, professionals, business owners and executives on customized lending, banking and cash flow management to help them reach their commercial and personal financial objectives and dedicate more time to the activities they value most. I specialize in the Medical Professional space where I advise physicians, specialists, and other healthcare providers at every stage of their medical careers. With long hours, busy schedules and other extreme demands of their profession, I understand the importance of simplifying your personal and commercial banking needs.

I take time to listen and understand each client’s circumstances, financial needs and goals – for today and the future. From day-to-day banking to specialized lending, I take a holistic approach to design a customized, integrated financial plan. I regularly revisit this plan and adapt it as the client transitions throughout life.

Shane Verity, CFP®, TEP

Senior Specialist-IC Trust And Estate Services

Shane is a Certified Financial Planner and a Trust and Estate Practitioner.  He is passionate about financial and estate planning and has experience providing wealth advise to clients for over 15 years which is further strengthened by his past experience of leading over 30 wealth advisory (professional) teams. Shane has been featured in the Winnipeg Free Press as a financial expert and also authored the book “A Planner Retirement Journey".


By working alongside your financial professionals, I will discuss your needs and develop an estate plan that complements your current financial situation and communicates your wishes for the future. I will illustrat e how an insurance strategy can preserve or enhance your estate, provide protection and risk management solutions in the event of critical illness or disability, and look after your family in the event of your untimely death.

Kurtis Massey, CFP®, CIM®

Wealth Advisor

For over 16 years, Kurtis has worked with clients to provide an empowering vantage point from which to see the landscape of their personal finances. He believes wealth planning has just as much to do with people as numbers. During every step of the financial planning process, he fosters strong personal relationships based in trust, transparency, and mutual respect. Kurtis’s greatest impact is instilling confidence and peace of mind within the clients he works with.