Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager
François Deblois has been working in the securities industry since 1999. A Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager, François obtained the Chartered Accountant (CPA-CA) designation in 1983 with marks that ranked him second in Quebec and fourth in Canada.
He uses his keen analytical and critical thinking skills to advise clients so that they can make informed decisions to maximize their investments in keeping with their investor profile. His areas of expertise also include financial and estate planning.
With his knowledge of tax matters, he can suggest capital accumulation strategies to grow his clients’ portfolios while minimizing the tax impact. He is always on the lookout for optimization and disbursement strategies.
In addition to his passion for his work, François is a hiking enthusiast (Kilimanjaro 2006) and enjoys a number of sports including skiing, curling and golf. François was involved in promoting amateur sports by being a member of the boards of directors of Sports Québec and Club de la médaille d’or for many years.
He has been a musician since his teenage years and has organized benefits for the Breast Cancer Foundation, Fondation Dédé Fortin and Fondation Alzheimer.