Lev Zentner

Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager


Lev Zentner is an Senior Wealth Advisor & Portfolio Manager at National Bank Financial. He began his career on the institutional side of the industry. In the 20-plus years since, he has earned a sterling reputation as an innovator and industry leader. Lev has distinguished himself as one of the country’s top advisors. His practice specializes in helping clients with tax minimization strategies, customized investment portfolios and financial planning. As a portfolio manager, Lev’s ultimate goal is to deliver clients peace of mind in all their financial affairs.

In 2016, Lev was recognized by IIAC as a nationwide Top Under 40 advisor finalist, one whose drive, dedication and accomplishments have brought distinction to Canada’s investment industry. Recently, he was awarded National Bank Financials’ regional 2020 Investment Advisor of the Year award. Most rewarding to Lev is the longstanding relationships he has built and maintained over his career. With pride, Lev will tell you that his first client remains a client to this day.

Lev is active in the community, having spent time on various boards and panels within the industry and with local organizations.

He is a former competitive tennis player, and keeps his sneakers and racquet at the ready, maintaining his competitive spirit through mentoring and regular match play. An avid outdoorsman, Lev is as comfortable in a tent as he is in a boardroom. In the summer months he can often be found on Lake of the Woods with his beloved wife and two young children.

Lev’s core team members Chantelle, Amy and Boedey combine their various complimentary skillsets in financial planning and providing dedicated and knowledgeable support.