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Your Partners In Financial Success

Helping you prepare for the future

At Nesbitt Financial Strategies, we specialize in comprehensive financial planning. Our expertise also extends to providing insurance solutions, succession planning, and risk management services for families, small business owners, farm businesses, and farm families alike through our association with Manulife Wealth Insurance Services Inc.

We take great pride in creating a warm and welcoming environment where you'll feel like an extended member of our family. Building lasting relationships with our clients is at the heart of what we do, and we are driven by a genuine desire to see you thrive financially.

Since our establishment in 1994, we have remained committed to putting our clients' needs at the forefront of everything we do. As a proud multi-generation, family-run business, our legacy of dedication and personalized service spans over 60 years of combined experience.

Unlike traditional financial institutions, we operate independently, free from any allegiance to single banks, life insurance companies, or investment firms. This independence grants us the flexibility to carefully survey the marketplace, ensuring we can handpick the best financial products tailored to meet the unique needs of each and every client.

“Our Family Helping Yours”

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


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

FINANCIAL PLANNER, Manulife Wealth Insurance Services 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


Jonathan Nesbitt, CFP, Hons. B.MOS, RIS


Jonathan has been a part of the Nesbitt Financial Strategies team since July 2015, and he continues to 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, and Responsible Investing Specialist (RIS) certification in 2021. 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, RIS

FINANCIAL ADVISOR, Manulife Wealth Inc.

Krysta Nesbitt, CFP, RIS 

Financial Advisor, Manulife Wealth Inc..

Life Insurance Advisor, 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  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 has volunteered with FP Canada, helping to shape the evolution of the financial planning profession, and is a recent 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. She was recently appointed to the Consumer Advisory Panel with FSRA, contributing valuable insight to consumer protection for Canadians. 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 holds her Certified Financial Planning (CFP) designation, as well as the Responsible Investing Specialist (RIS) certification. 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


Marilyn Mercurio

Executive Assistant, Manulife Wealth 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