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FP Canada has named the top scorers of the certified financial planner (CFP) exam from May.

In a release on Thursday, the certification body said the following candidates earned a spot on the President’s List:

  • First place: Michail Tsirikos, Ajax, Ont.¬†(Educators Financial Group)
  • Second place tie: Chantalle Bernier, Edmonton, Alta. (ATB Securities Inc.) and¬†Adam Prittie, Ottawa, Ont. (Capital Wealth Partners)

The three recognized candidates were among a relatively large cohort with a healthy pass rate: 406 people wrote the May exam, and first-timers had a pass rate of 80%.

“Congratulations to Michail, Chantalle and Adam for their exceptional performances on the May CFP exam,” Tashia Batstone, FP Canada’s president and CEO, said in the release. “We at FP Canada commend you for your impressive achievement, and we wish you the best as you advance in your financial planning careers.”