Byron Gayfer

Portfolio Manager & Wealth Advisor

Byron Gayfer has been a Senior Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager with BMO Nesbitt Burns since 1998, working with affluent families throughout British Columbia.  Byron’s success results from a combination of over 2 decades of experience, extensive education and learning, and a dedication to his clients and their families. 

Byron lives in Kamloops BC with his wife Jennifer and their 2 sons, both of whom have grown up much too quickly.   They enjoy family time and all the outdoor activities that BC has to offer.

Degrees and Professional Designations:
B.Sc. Bachelor of Science - UBC
CPA, CGA Chartered Professional Accountant
CIM Chartered Investment Manager
PFP Personal Financial Planner

Justin Harrison

Investment Advisor

Justin grew up in Kamloops and graduated University in 2002. A competitive soccer player, Justin has a notable history playing at the university level, in national competitions, and for clubs in Canada and England. Soon after graduation he developed a passion for the financial markets and has immersed himself in the industry ever since.  

His advisory career began at KPMG LLP, an international tax and advisory firm.  He obtained his Chartered Accountants designation in 2005 and worked at KPMG LLP for 13 years. He joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2013 and is a designated Chartered Investment Manager.

Justin’s strong foundation in risk management began with advising US public corporations on financial practice and continued with a decade long relationship with one of Canada’s largest private companies. His career evolved into advising clients in taxation, succession and estate planning matters.  Justin believes in long term, trusting relationships and works closely with his clients to provide customized investment and risk management strategies to meet their specific goals.

Justin and his wife Marlyse have two girls, Gwen and Liv.  Together, they continue to establish deep roots in the community of Kamloops through athletic endeavours and their involvement with a number of local organizations.

Degrees and Professional Designations:
BBA Bachelor of Business Administration
CA Chartered Accountant
CIM Chartered Investment Manager

Megan Fuoco, BBA

Senior Client Service Associate

Megan joined BMO Nesbitt Burns from the Bank of Montreal in September, 2007. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in economics, a background in technical stock research and 20 years of customer service experience.

Megan Fuoco's Education:

Degrees and Professional Designations:
BBA Bachelor of Business Administration - TRU

Canadian Securities Institute Courses:
Canadian Securities Course
Conduct and Practices Handbook

Certificate in Financial Services Advice

Our Partners


Magnus Aaserud, CPA, CA, CFP

Director, Wealth Planning, BMO Wealth Planning

Magnus is passionate about providing high net worth individuals, families and business owners with comprehensive financial planning advice and solutions, including cash flow and retirement needs analysis, tax planning strategies, risk management, philanthropy and estate planning. Drawing on his experience in tax and public accounting, his clients benefit from a depth of insight and unique foresight into a diverse range of situations, facilitating actionable recommendations.


Sarah King, B.Comm. (Fin), PFP

Estate & Insurance Advisor, BMO Estate Insurance Advisory Services

Sarah graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce, with a focus on Finance and Risk Management. She joined the financial industry in 2006 and been helping with high net worth families achieve their goals ever since. She assists high net worth families with complex affairs, to preserve, grow and transition their wealth to future generations. 

Sarah has enjoyed a very successful and impressive career to date, being a leading professional consultant in the insurance industry for major financial services firms. With over 12 years of experience in the Wealth Management industry, Sarah believe in long term, trusting relationships and works closely with advisors and their clients to provide customized solutions and strategies to meet their assets, and growing their estate. She provides each advisor, and their clients, with professional customer service and efficient timelines. Sarah is able to provide advice on Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability and Long Term Care.


Ryan Sirianni, BBA

BMO Private Wealth Private Banker

Ryan Sirianni is the Private Banker for BMO Private Wealth covering the BC Interior, North and Yukon regions. As a specialized advisor, he offers award winning wealth management services dedicated to helping affluent families with all aspects of their wealth needs – from complex banking, borrowing, investing, and wealth planning, to giving and trust services.
Being your dedicated Private Banker who is familiar with your situation, he prioritizes your needs and is proactive in meeting them. He offers integrated solutions to enable clients to achieve personal goals through an expert team of wealth professionals and wealth management strategies covering the disciplines of banking, investment management, estate and trust, and wealth planning.
Ryan joined the financial industry in 2003 and has gained invaluable experience through various roles including Sr. Commercial Relationship Manager, Branch Manager, and Regional Manager of Business Banking. He builds sincere and genuine relationships based on his client first attitude. He holds his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Thompson Rivers University.
Kamloops is home for Ryan and his wife Brooke where they raise their two children. They enjoy an active lifestyle and can be found playing soccer, camping, fishing, and travelling. When not working or spending time with family, Ryan is an avid volunteer with local organizations including Kamloops Youth Soccer (coach), Director of Kamloops Sports Council, Director of Kamloops 2022 Canada 55+ Games, member of the Colombo Lodge Italian Cultural Center and various other not-for-profits.