Peace of mind through financial confidence

Gerry Bickerton

Advisor, Manulife Securities Investment Services 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 the three years prior to joining the firm. Having received his Canadian Securities Course (CSC) in 2010 and Life License Qualification Program (LLQP) in 2012, Gerry is now a certified FPSC Level 1 as part of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation program.

Gerry is a member in good standing of the Financial Advisors Association of Canada (Advocis) and the Financial Planners Standards Council (FPSC).

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 their lab/border collie dog, Linden, as well as time at family cottages on Vancouver Island.

Gerry has volunteered his time during the past five years in the hockey communities of Nanaimo and Oceanside (Parksville).  In Nanaimo, Gerry was the Head Coach of the Bantam Tier II (2013-2014) & Midget 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.  Currently, Gerry has been re-elected for his 2nd term as the Oceanside Generals team president and director of hockey operations.  He also served two years on the board at the Enchanted Woodland Childcare Centre in Nanaimo.