The advice you need when you need it

We appreciate that you have worked hard to attain your wealth — and we know that you desire to do good, invest well, and pass on not only your wealth, but also your values to the generations to follow. We also know that managing your wealth can be complex and time-consuming. As your Assante advisor, together we will help you define and prioritize each of your goals and we build a comprehensive wealth plan that will help you achieve them. We will walk beside you throughout your life to help you navigate all of the challenges and complexities you may face along the way. 

Don Proteau, CFP, CIM

Senior Financial Planner

For more than three decades, Don has been dedicated to helping his clients achieve their financial and life goals. In addition to his regular practice, Don’s team offers a special Emeritus Retirement Service for retiring UBC faculty.

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Don attended the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1980. After two years in the commercial real estate industry, he decided financial planning was his vocation and joined a national firm in 1982. In 1987, he and his partners opened their own office in downtown Vancouver. Since then, working mainly by referral, Don has built his practice on earned trust and consistent service as his clients’ lives evolve. With his busy geologist wife, Kim, he pursues life adventures. Recreational activities also include long distance rides on his BMW motorcycle, playing hockey, skiing and the occasional game of golf.

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Don Proteau CFP, CIM

Senior Financial Planner

Investment services and strategies

At CI Assante Wealth Management, we will work with you to develop a personalized wealth management strategy to meet all your financial milestones. Your plan will be designed based on your goals and needs, built with best-in-class investments, and continually monitored to ensure it keeps you on track toward the future you desire. If you are looking for a financial solution that will simplify and enhance your life, please contact me for a confidential consultation.



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Vancouver, British Columbia
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