Peace of mind through financial confidence

Gerry Bickerton, CFP®

Advisor, Manulife Wealth Inc.
Insurance Representative, Arbutus Financial Services Ltd.

Gerry joined the Arbutus Financial team in 2011. Gerry graduated from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in 2009 with a double major in Accounting and International Business, while obtaining a minor in Economics. Gerry worked for the Bank of Montreal for three years prior to joining the firm. Gerry received his Canadian Securities Course (CSC) in 2010, Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) in 2012, and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation in 2019.

Gerry is a member in good standing of the Financial Advisors Association of Canada (Advocis) and FP Canada.

Gerry was born and raised in Nanaimo. After spending two years in Vancouver, Gerry and his wife, Laura, moved back to Nanaimo to be near their family. He has been married to his beautiful wife since 2011 and the couple has three children; Rylan (2014), Emily (2016), and Oliver (2018). Their family loves to spend time with both of their dogs, Linden & Rocky, as well as time at the family cottage on Vancouver Island.

Gerry has volunteered his time within the hockey communities of Nanaimo and Oceanside (Parksville).  In Nanaimo, Gerry was the Head Coach of the U15 Tier II (2013-2014) & U18 Tier I (2014-2015) Clippers.  Gerry served as the assistant coach for the Oceanside Generals Junior B Hockey Club (2015-2016) and as their Head Coach for the 2016-2017 hockey season.  Gerry became the Oceanside Generals team president and director of hockey operations starting in 2016 and concluding in the fall of 2021.  He also served two years on the board at the Enchanted Woodland Childcare Centre in Nanaimo.