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Your Partners In Financial Success

Helping you prepare for the future

Nesbitt Financial Strategies, originally founded in 1994, is an independent firm dedicated to serving our clients’ needs first. We are not a financial institution and owe no allegiance to any single bank, life insurance company or investment firm. This gives us the freedom to survey the marketplace for those financial products that best meet each client's unique needs.

We have over 60 years in combined experience.  We specialize in comprehensive financial planning for retirement and also offer insurance, succession planning, and risk management for families, small business owners,  farm businesses and farm families through our association with Manulife Securities Insurance Inc.

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Ken Nesbitt, CFP, CLU, CH.F.C Photo Ken Nesbitt, CFP, CLU, CH.F.C Hover Photo
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Ken Nesbitt, CFP, CLU, CH.F.C

SENIOR FINANCIAL ADVISOR, MANULIFE SECURITIES INVESTMENTS SERVICE INC.

Ken Nesbitt, CFP, CLU, CH.F.C

SENIOR FINANCIAL ADVISOR, MANULIFE SECURITIES INVESTMENTS SERVICE INC.
FINANCIAL PLANNER, MANULIFE SECURITIES INSURANCE INC.


Ken Nesbitt has dedicated his life to his family,  to the service of others and his community.  He has over 36 years experience in the financial industry and is currently the Senior Partner  for Nesbitt Financial Strategies Inc.  Ken's background includes a special expertise in retirement and estate/succession planning.  He prides himself in his ability to leverage the resources of various investment and insurance providers to create strategic financial solutions for his clients.  He has a long history of service in the community and has been an active member of the Rotary Club of Stratford for over 20 years.  Ken will become the President for the 100th anniversary year starting July 2021 and is also a member in good standing with Advocis for over 35 years.  He subscribes to the same code of conduct of ethics and standards of conduct.

General & Insurance Inquiries: knesbitt@nesbittfinancial.ca
Investment Inquiries: ken.nesbitt@manulifesecurities.ca

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Jonathan Nesbitt, CFP, Hons. B.MOS

FINANCIAL PLANNER, FINANCIAL ADVISOR, MANULIFE SECURITIES INVESTMENT SERVICES INC.

Jonathan Nesbitt, CFP, Hons. B.MOS

FINANCIAL PLANNER, FINANCIAL ADVISOR, MANULIFE SECURITIES INVESTMENT SERVICES INC.
LIFE INSURANCE ADVISOR, NESBITT FINANCIAL STRATEGIES INC.


Jonathan has been a part of the Nesbitt Financial Strategies team since July 2015, and he continues to help provide knowledgeable advice and dependable service to our clients. Prior to joining us, Jonathan worked for two and a half years as a Financial Advisor with one of Canada’s major banks. In 2011 Jonathan completed a 4 Year Honours Business Degree (B.MOS) with a specialization in finance through the University of Western Ontario. On top of being a Licensed Life Insurance Advisor, Jonathan completed his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation in 2017. Jonathan is a sports enthusiast including golf, hockey, baseball and endurance running, which lead to him completing the Boston Marathon in April of 2016. Jonathan’s experience and enthusiasm is a great asset to our team.

General & Insurance Inquiries: jnesbitt@nesbittfinancial.ca
Investment Inquiries: Jonathan.Nesbitt@manulifesecurities.ca

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Krysta Nesbitt, CFP

CLIENT EXPERIENCE MANAGER, NESBITT FINANCIAL STRATEGIES INC.

Krysta Nesbitt

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.

Client Experience Manager, Nesbitt Financial Strategies Inc.


Krysta is the newest member of the Nesbitt Financial Strategies team. She brings with her over 14 years of financial advice and branch management experience at a TD Canada Trust. Her focus on relationship building, and wholistic financial management have led to numerous advisory and leadership awards during her time at TD. She currently volunteers with FP Canada, helping to shape the evolution of the financial planning profession.  Krysta has been a Public Advisory Council member for both the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, as well as the Health Data Research Network,  providing the public perspective on health data research in Canada. Over the years Krysta has led many Women in Leadership initiatives, working towards giving her employees, of all levels, opportunities for personal growth and career advancement. She recently returned to Stratford with her family to bring her years of experience to the Nesbitt Financial team. We are excited to have our family team fully assembled, to continue to help our clients and their families thrive.  

General & Insurance Inquiries: krnesbitt@nesbittfinancial.ca
Investment Inquiries: krysta.nesbitt@manulifesecurities.ca

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Marilyn Mercurio

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, MANULIFE SECURITIES INVESTMENT SERVICES INC.

Marilyn Mercurio

Executive Assistant, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
Executive Assistant, Nesbitt Financial Strategies Inc.


Marilyn Mercurio joined our firm in January 2018. She brings over 18 years of experience working in the financial services industry as an executive assistant. Marilyn provides an exceptional level of service to clients that will ensure your requests are dealt with in a professional, prompt and efficient manner. Her friendly, energetic personality and drive to understand the needs of our clients, makes her a valuable addition to our team.

General & Insurance Inquiries: mmercurio@nesbittfinancial.ca
Investment Inquiries: marilyn.mercurio@manulifesecurities.ca

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