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John Riedl
Leigh Kershner
William Real

1 First Canadian Place
40th Floor
Toronto, ON
M5X 1H3


John Riedl, CFA, CIM
Vice President and Senior Investment Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Wealth Advisor

Tel: (416) 359 6730
Fax: (416) 359 1924

John has well over 20 years of investment industry experience. As the senior advisor of the Riedl Group he directs a team of five dedicated investment professionals who manage over $300 million in investable assets.

Before joining BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2002, John worked as an analyst and sales associate at one of Canada's most respected institutional brokerage firms.

John holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from CFA Institute and the Canadian Investment Manager designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.

John and his wife Victoria live in the Danforth area of Toronto and are the proud parents of twelve-year-old Sophie, an avid dancer, sailor and alpine ski racer. 


Leigh Kershner
Investment Advisor and Financial Planner

Tel: (416) 359 5658

Drawing on over 15 years of experience as an Investment Advisor in Toronto, Leigh has been providing proactive financial solutions and advice to professionals, business owners and families.    

Leigh holds several advanced certifications and is a member of the Canadian Securities Institute and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional. In addition Leigh is also an insurance advisor through BMO Nesbitt Burns Financial Services Inc.

Part of Leigh responsibilities is that of a Portfolio Analyst with respect to the Riedl Group IMPs and she is currently working on the appropriate courses to become a Associate Portfolio Manager.

Leigh is an active member of the beach community where she lives with her husband and two children.  She enjoys maintaining regular, consistent contact with clients in the pursuit of developing positive long term relationships based on trust.


William Real
Investment Advisor and Financial Planner

Tel: (416) 359 6342
Fax: (416) 359 1924

Will started his career with the Bank of Montreal more than 15 years back as a Trading analyst with BMO Nesbitt burns specializing in client tax and corporate reorganization. Before joining the Riedl group William was top a ranked and award winning financial planner at the Bank of Montreal’s retail division were he spent 5 years creating and implementing comprehensive retirement and investment plans for the banks high net worth clients.
Holding multiple designations from the Canadian securities institute and Graduating from George Brown with a degree in Financial planning William is a Chartered wealth professional holding the CSI’s top designation as certified international wealth manager. His expertise in advanced investment and retirement strategies allow him to offer sound advice to our clients. 


Angelina Spraggs, PFC
Investment Representative

Tel: (416) 359-4546 
Fax: (416) 359 1924

Angelina has worked in the financial industry since 1999. During this time, she has worked with a number of established investment groups at three of Canada`s largest bank owned dealers. She obtained her degree in Economics from the University of Toronto and she has completed the Canadian Securities Course and the Professional Financial Planning Course.
As a new member to the team, she will be helping in all areas of client administration and trading. On a personal note she is a new mother and spending time with family is very important to her. When she has time, she loves to play golf and to solve puzzles. Angelina and her family are residents of Oakville.