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Ginette Blondeau and Natalie Sears were recipients of the 2013 Excellence in Wealth Management Prize for the Montreal region, part of the National Bank’s Recognition of Excellence program.

The prize is awarded to the financial advisory team that distinguishes itself by maintaining a 360° client-centric approach that touches all aspects of a client’s financial life, not only by way of portfolio management, but also for retirement, tax and estate planning, as well as for their diverse insurance needs.

Ginette and Natalie were singled out among their peers in 2013 for their overarching approach to wealth management and their deep commitment to helping their clients attain and preserve the level of financial security they desire

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Natalie Sears has been a National Bank Financial Wealth Advisor since 1992. Her investing approach strikes a balance between two central pursuits: the preservation of capital and the pursuit of growth by seeking conservative opportunities in financial markets.

With a keen interest in history and education, and a dedication to the broader ideal of sound and sober investing, Natalie has taken up the torch on behalf of investors in the making, helping to promote financial literacy among college and university students through a number of avenues.

With her own burgeoning clientele since 1992, Natalie has a reputation for dispensing sterling investment advice and exceptional rigour in managing a diverse and evolving array of investments that deliver value. With her warm, vibrant personality and depth of market knowledge, she cultivates productive working relationships with her clients who appreciate her efforts and hold her in high regard.

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Concordia University (1989)
  • Registered Representative, Securities (1992)
  • Fellow of CSI (FCSI – 2006)
  • Contributor of articles on financial literacy to (a National Bank website open to the public at large)
  • Bridgehouse Scholarship Program (a Canada-wide financial literacy contest for Canadian students): member of the judging panel since 2012.

Jean-Philippe Raymond, Fin. Pl., B.A.A.

Senior Analyst in Wealth Management

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Jean-Philippe Raymond has been a Wealth Associate for the Natalie Sears team since 2013.  Committed to running an efficient, responsive customer service operation, Jean-Philippe is motivated by attaining a high degree of satisfaction among the team’s clients. As our customer communications nerve centre, he understands the importance of smooth operations and clarity of communication to individual clients in the management of their personal wealth.

Jean-Philippe is a gifted listener who specializes in providing attentive, efficient and highly individualized service. His prior experience at National Bank Financial and his financial planner title are assets he brings to his work every day.   

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, marketing option, UQAM (2008)
  • Wealth Associate  (2014)
  • Commissioner of Oaths (2016) 
  • Financial Planner title, IQPF (2019)

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