Phil assists high net worth individuals and families in structuring their personal and corporate affairs in a tax-efficient manner. Leveraging more than a decade of experience in the tax and assurance advisory space for private companies and their owners, Phil knows that his clients care about the “big picture” and how taxation factors into that from a practical perspective. His areas of expertise include owner-manager compensation, corporate reorganizations & divestitures, business succession, estate planning, charitable giving, and other related tax planning matters.
Director, Estate Planning, BMO Private Wealth
Sue advises high net worth individuals and families on specialized estate and trust solutions as part of an intregrated wealth planning team. She advises clients on their complex estate planning to help them understand the different strategies that they can use to preserve family relations and maximize their wealth.
Prior to joining BMO Private Wealth, Sue gained invaluable experience at an Ontario law firm, where her practice focused on private client services including estate planning, trusts, wills and estate administration ranging from routine matters to complex multi-jursidictional estates. Sue previously worked with a large national trust company where she dealt with high net worth clients and advised them on their complex estate planning.
Kimiko Comeau, CFA
Director, Business Advisory & Succession Planning
Kimiko is part of the Business Advisory & Succession Planning team, which provides high net worth business owners in transition with a sophisticated, forward-thinking wealth management plan. She works with individuals & business owners in the areas of business succession, transition, sale mergers & acquisitions and valuations for the purposes of wealth planning and transfer. Kimiko is an experienced business advisor who brings more than 10 years of technical & business planning expertise to BMO Wealth Management.
Sarah Kwon, CPA, CFA
Director, Wealth Planning, BMO Wealth Planning
Sarah is passionate about providing high net worth individuals, families and business owners with comprehensive financial planning advice and solutions, including cash flow analysis, retirement needs, tax planning strategies, risk management, philanthropy and estate planning. Drawing on her experience in tax and public accounting, her clients benefit from a depth of insight and unique foresight into a diverse range of situations, facilitating actionable recommendations
As an Associate Investment Counsellor, Kam offers professional investment management expertise and advice to help individuals and their families to achieve their financial goals. Kam takes time to gain an in-depth understanding of priorities, goals and unique circumstances by designing and managing portfolios that reflect clients’ values. Kam monitors client portfolios daily, as well as executes trade orders in a timely and accurate manner.
Kam began his career in Finance with one of Canada’s largest Banks, where he gained valuable skills and experience in investment management, lending and business expansion. He then joined BMO Private Investment Counsel in 2017. Kam holds a Master’s degree in Economics and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Ika Sanusi, MBA
As a Portfolio Assistant, Ika is responsible for daily administration and responding to the clients’ inquiries. Ika is very passionate about providing legendary customer service. Ika began her career in finance working as a treasurer for almost a decade. Then she joined BMO Private Investment Council in 2014 as a Portfolio Assistant. Ika holds Master of Business Administration degree.