First Vice-President, Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
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Clarity And Commitment - Protect And Enhance Your Wealth
"We want to simplify the investing process for our clients. Above all, successful investing requires clear objectives, common sense and the discipline to stick to a game plan." - Blakeney Lewis
In managing financial assets, the Blakeney Lewis Financial Team focuses on fundamental principles, wealth preservation and risk management. We work with each client to develop an investment policy based on their specific objectives, build and manage diversified portfolios using disciplined strategies, and provide regular portfolio reviews and detailed investment performance reporting.
"An important feature of our approach is developing and maintaining strong professional relationships with our clients. We are committed to providing excellent personalized service and advice appropriate for and specific to each client's unique situation."
About the Blakeney Lewis Financial Group
A Fellow of CSI (FCSI), Blake joined CIBC Wood Gundy Inc. in 1978 and was a founding partner of CIBC Wood Gundy at Park Place in 1987. He attended the University of British Columbia and St. George's School, where he has since served on the Board of Directors. Blake has been actively involved in rugby for most of his life and has served as President of the British Columbia Rugby Union and of the British Columbia Rugby Referees Association.
Dianne Lewis has worked with Blake as part of the CIBC Wood Gundy Park Place Team since 1994, following a 15-year career in the commercial real estate industry where she specialized in the sale of office and retail properties. She received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and has a Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation. She served as a Director of the Industrial Commercial and Investment Division of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and has been involved as a volunteer with a number of local community organizations.
John Burton joined CIBC Wood Gundy at Park Place in 2000 after completing a Financial Management Diploma at BCIT. He has a Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation and assists Blake in managing client portfolios. John is a native of North Vancouver, attended Argyle Secondary School, and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.