Ethan Astaneh is a Financial Advisor in the firm’s Vancouver office where he specializes in retirement transitions and planning for business owners.
Working to help his clients understand their finances and investment concepts as easily as possible, Ethan prides himself in his client-first approach.
Planning may include any or all of the components below:
Ethan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the UBC Sauder School of Business with a double specialization in Finance and Mathematics. He is also the Treasurer of the Financial Planning Association of Canada and a member of FP Canada and the Family Enterprise Xchange.
In his spare time, Ethan likes to head outdoors with his wife Kailee, children Elijah, Millie and Daisy, and his dog Max. He also likes to read, run, play soccer, ski, sail, surf, travel, and cook. Additionally, prior to entering the financial industry Ethan was a chef and continues to put his culinary curiosity to work at home.
Over the past year, Ethan has been awarded the following:
To travel with my wife, and live for months at a time in different parts of the world. And to sail and surf, a lot.
Best concert ever attended?
Sting and Paul Simon, February 20, 2014 in Vancouver
Best book to read on a long flight?
The Economist magazine, hard copy
Words my father taught me
On solving problems (paraphrasing): “Don’t jump to a solution. More often than not, it comes to you when you achieve a complete understanding of all components of the problem.”
If you could play any sport professionally what would it be?
Soccer, specifically center-back for FC Barcelona