facebook twitter instagram linkedin google youtube vimeo tumblr yelp rss email podcast phone blog search brokercheck brokercheck Play Pause

Your Partners In Financial Success

Helping you prepare for the future

Nesbitt Financial Strategies (originally founded in 1994 as Deichert Nesbitt Financial Strategies Inc.) 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.

With over 35 years in professional services,  we specialize in comprehensive financial planning for retirement and also offer insurance and risk management for families, small business owners, and farm businesses and farm families through our association with Manulife Securities Insurance Inc.

Contact us today to get started


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

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 over 30 years experience in the financial industry, formerly as a senior partner with Deichert Nesbitt Financial Strategies, and is now the owner of 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.

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

Jonathan Nesbitt, CFP, Hons. B.MOS Photo Jonathan Nesbitt, CFP, Hons. B.MOS Hover Photo
Read Bio

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

Krysta Nesbitt, CFP Photo Krysta Nesbitt, CFP Hover Photo
Read Bio

Krysta Nesbitt, CFP

CLIENT EXPERIENCE MANAGER, NESBITT FINANCIAL STRATEGIES INC.

Krysta Nesbitt

Mutual Fund Advisor Assistant, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.

Client Experience Manager, Nesbitt Financial Strategies Inc.


We are excited to announce the appointment of Krysta Nesbitt ( yes our daughter)  to our team. Krysta brings with her, over 13 years of financial advice and branch management experience within TD Canada Trust.  Her focus on relationship building, and wholistic financial advice have led to numerous advisory and leadership awards during her time at TD.  Krysta has her CFP designation, and currently volunteers with FP Canada. She is also a Public Advisory Council member for both the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, as well as the Health Data Research Network. 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. Krysta 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

Marilyn Mercurio Photo Marilyn Mercurio Hover Photo
Read Bio

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

519.271.5279