Carl Parent

Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager


Carl Parent (CFA, CMT, FCSI, PM) has been working in the financial industry since 1992. He began his career as a Financial Advisor at Royal Trust and has been with National Bank Financial since 1994. In 1991, he graduated from the University of Sherbrooke with a bachelor’s degree in finance and trained at the Institut Commercial de Nancy in France. Carl became a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute in 1993, received the CFA designation in 1995 and the title of Portfolio Manager in 2008. In 2009, he received the title of CMT (Chartered Market Technician), allowing him to better understand the technical aspects of the stock market.

In 2008, the team Parent won the Portfolio Management Excellence Award. This prize is awarded to the team with the best risk adjusted return at NBF. In 2023, team Parent-Bujold has been recognized as one of the best teams in Canada.

In 2017, Carl was honored as the Investment Advisor of the Year for the Montreal region, recognizing his exceptional contributions to the financial field. Carl has also been distinguished as one of Canada's top 100 financial advisors in both 2021 and 2022, according to Shook's "Canada's Top Wealth Advisors" ranking.

Carl leverages an extensive array of products, services, and National Bank Financial specialists, complemented by his extensive professional network, to meet his clients' specific needs.

Carl is a devoted family man, happily married and a father of two children. He enjoys getting involved with various charitable foundations such as the CSS Jeanne Mance Foundation. Outside of work, Carl is always ready for a game of tennis.