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A woman leaves a Bank of Montreal branch in downtown Vancouver. Calgary-based Gary Perron, one of Canada’s most prominent investment advisers, is starting his own Calgary-based wealth management firm after 36 years at BMO.
A woman leaves a Bank of Montreal branch in downtown Vancouver. Calgary-based Gary Perron, one of Canada’s most prominent investment advisers, is starting his own Calgary-based wealth management firm after 36 years at BMO.
(DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Former big-name BMO adviser hangs out a shingle in Calgary

Gary Perron, one of Canada’s most prominent investment advisers, is starting his own wealth management firm.

For the past three decades Mr. Perron worked at BMO Nesbitt Burns in Calgary and ultimately became a branch manager. The “Perron Branch,” as it was known, employed over 40 investment advisers and managed more than $7.5-billion in assets.