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John Riedl
Leigh Kershner
William Real
Ted Osborne
Theresa Cho

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1 First Canadian Place
40th Floor
Toronto, ON
M5X 1H3
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John Riedl, CFA, CIM
Vice President and Senior Investment Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Wealth Advisor

Tel: (416) 359 6730
Fax: (416) 359 1924
Email: john.riedl@nbpcd.com

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
E-mail: Leigh.Kershner@nbpcd.com

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
Email: william.real@nbpcd.com

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. 

 

Edward Osborne
Associate Investment Advisor, Administrative Assistant

Tel: (416) 359 4546
Fax: (416) 359 1924
Email: edward.osborne@nbpcd.com

Ted began his BMO Nesbitt Burns career in 2006 as a Sales Assistant in the Mississauga Branch.  After completing the Associate IA training he relocated to Toronto in 2010 and joined the team in 2011.
 
Prior to his career in finance, Ted worked in the hospitality industry.  He graduated from Centennial College with a degree in Hospitality Management and worked in hotels and resorts in Toronto, Chicago IL, and Galveston TX.  After a 13 year career in hotel management Ted opted to go back to school and graduated from university with a B.S. in Political Science and Economics.  He joined Bank of America after graduating and worked as a Personal banker until he decided to return home to Canada in 2006.
 
During his time away from the office Ted enjoys spending time with his wife Eva and infant son Ethan. Ted along with Eva both have a passion for fitness and nutrition.  Ethan who is not yet walking has been a passenger on many a hike, run or bike ride and enjoys watching his parents workout from the daycare window at the gym. 

 

Theresa Cho
Investment Representative

Tel: (416) 359 7614
Fax: (416) 359 1924
Email: theresa.cho@nbpcd.com 


Theresa joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2016. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor degree from Rotman Commerce, specializing in accounting. Theresa has previous work experience from another major Canadian bank as a sales assistant and as a customer service representative. As an Investment Representative, Theresa is committed to providing a high level of customer service and professionalism to each client.