Financial Planning Services

Our Advisory Services gives you access to our team of professional Client Service Advisors who are Certified Financial Planners (CFP®). They are available to assist you in developing a retirement plan and to help you understand your pension options and the implications those decisions will have in your life. They are available to you at no-cost, and they can ensure you’re making an informed choice based on your personal financial situation and goals. To book an advisory meeting, click Book 1-on-1 when logged into your e-services account.

  • Laurie Abbott Advisor

    Laurie Abbott has extensive pension experience, having held many Senior Analyst, Benefits Specialist and leadership positions since joining OPB in 2000.  She has a wealth of pension industry knowledge and is relied upon for her expertise, and care, in helping resolve even the most unique and complex client challenges. Laurie is an outspoken advocate for OPB’s Advise and Protect mission, with a natural orientation for supporting stakeholders and delivering exceptional client service. Laurie is a Certified Financial Planner, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Brock University, and also completed the Pension Plan Administration Certificate.

  • Natalia Comerzan Advisor

    Natalia joined OPB in 2024. She has more than 16 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Natalia worked at a large financial institution as a Financial Planner. Here she provided advice by educating, suggesting the best options, and taking care of complex client requests. She is driven to provide a high level of customer service and takes time to understand the unique circumstances of people she works for, guiding them with the help of a holistic financial plan. Natalia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Audit as well as a Master’s degree in Banking Administration at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova. She is also a Certified Investment Manager and a Certified Financial Planner.

  • Luis Faustino Advisor

    Luis Faustino joined OPB in 2023, with more than a decade of experience in providing financial, investment and retirement planning guidance. Luis has a deep-rooted enthusiasm for helping clients navigate the complexities of retirement planning and is dedicated to educating clients to better understand their options and make informed decisions. Before joining OPB, Luis worked in the banking industry as a Financial Planner within large financial institutions, supporting clients of many walks of life to achieve their financial and retirement goals. Luis holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Nova School of Business & Economics in Portugal and a Master of International Business from Queen’s University. He is a Certified Financial Planner and completed the Canadian Securities Course.

  • Daniel Fernandes Advisor

    Daniel Fernandes joined OPB in 2023, with more than fifteen years of experience in Financial Advisory Services. His career began as an Investment Specialist in 2008, providing holistic financial advice to banking clients. With a growing desire to provide unbiased advice, he ran his own Advice-Only Financial Planning firm, primarily focusing on retirement planning. Most recently, he worked as a Financial Planner in the Public Sector, serving Ontario’s financially vulnerable. Daniel has a passion for education and teaches Finance at the University level. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from York University and is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration.

  • David Lee Advisor

    David Lee joined OPB as a Client Service Advisor in 2017 after more than five years as an Investment Consultant/Financial Planner, with a focus on wealth management and retail banking portfolio. Prior to that, he served as a Financial Consultant. In addition to completing the Canadian Securities Course, Professional Financial Planning Certificate, Wealth Management Essentials and Applied Financial Planning programs through the Canadian Securities Institute, David also achieved his Personal Financial Planner and Certified Financial Planner designations.

  • Navindra Ramjit Advisor

    Navindra Ramjit joined OPB in 2021, with more than eight years of experience in providing holistic financial services counselling and advice. He is passionate about client education, ensuring they are equipped with the information and understanding they need for their broader financial planning and decision-making. Prior to joining OPB, Navindra served as a Senior Financial Consultant specializing in comprehensive financial planning, including retirement, investments, taxes, estate planning and risk and debt management. He holds a Certified Financial Planner and Registered Retirement Consultant designation, and a Master and Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo.

  • Matthew Siwiec Advisor

    Matthew Siwiec joined the OPB team in 2021, with more than 15 years of experience in helping individuals and families to make informed financial planning decisions. Driven by his passion to help others navigate their personal finances, Matthew specializes in retirement planning, taxation, budgeting, estate planning, education planning, and more. Prior to joining OPB, Matthew owned and operated his own financial education business, providing frequent presentations and podcasts on a wide range of topics. Matthew Holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and is a Certified Financial Planner.

  • Angela So Advisor

    Angela So has over 10 years’ experience in financial planning and wealth management. As a Certified Financial Panner, Angela has partnered closely with clients to understand their financial goals and develop holistic financial plans. Prior to joining OPB, Angela worked for various financial institutions and was regarded as an expert in retirement and estate planning concepts. Angela is very passionate about delivering exceptional service to clients and promotes the importance of financial literacy. Angela also holds her Certified Investment Manager designation, has completed the Canadian Securities Course, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Western Ontario.

  • Geoff Vieira Advisor

    Geoff Vieira has more than nine years of financial services industry experience. Prior to joining OPB’s Client Service Advisor team in 2015, he worked in large financial services organizations, where he assisted clients and their families to make informed financial decisions by enhancing their understanding of investments, tax planning and the importance of implementing a holistic financial plan. Geoff is a Certified Financial Planner and a Chartered Professional Accountant with Certified Management Accountant designations. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Western University.