Driediger Wealth Planning, Senior Financial Planner & Team

Damien Burleigh

Damien Burleigh


Regional Wealth Planner


  • Member of Assante since 2018
  • Certified Financial Planning Designation (CFP), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
  • 11 years of experience in comprehensive financial planning. 17 years of experience in financial services
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University (Finance Concentration)
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About Damien

As a Regional Wealth Planner, Damien Burleigh facilitates the delivery of wealth planning reports. Using a needs based approach, Dan works with our clients to not only gather pertinent financial information, but more importantly, to identify issues and to help our clients articulate and document their goals in order to build a plan that meets their complex needs. Working with the support of the wealth planning team, Damien delivers a plan that addresses retirement planning, cash flow management, risk management, business planning and estate planning.

Damien became part of Assante Private Client in 2018. His experience in wealth planning and asset management spans over 17 years. It involves a number of roles in the financial services industry including an advisory role as an Investment Funds and Insurance Specialist, and an Inside Sales role, where he honed his knowledge of investment products. Prior to joining Assante, Damien spent 8 years as Director, Estate and Financial Planning Services at one of Canada’s largest insurance companies, providing comprehensive financial planning to affluent families, professionals, and business owners.

Damien holds a BBA (Finance Concentration) from Simon Fraser University. In addition, he holds his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations.

When Damien is Not Working

Damien is married with two young boys. When he isn’t busy driving to soccer/baseball/golf practice, Damien plays the bagpipes and is a member of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band. He has been a member of the band for over 20 years winning 3 World Pipe Band Championships in 2001, 2008, and 2009.

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