The Best Financial Planners In Adelaide

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The Best Financial Planners In Adelaide

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We have listed the 10 best Adelaide Financial Planners.

Adrian Frinsdorf – William Buck Wealth Advisors

Director & Head – Wealth Advisory

Understanding a client’s unique situation and then helping them build a pathway to wealth is the experience that Adrian finds most satisfying in his role. Adrian believes that building strong relationships with clients is the only way to find the right financial solutions for them.

Adrian abides by the philosophy that ‘investing is as much about the investments you choose to ignore as the ones you choose to invest in’. With this in mind, he takes a methodical approach to his work, ensuring that ‘no stone is left unturned’ in his pursuit of successful outcomes for clients.

One of Adrian’s strongest beliefs is that poor short-term management leads to longer-term issues and delaying action creates a bigger problem. He works with his clients to ensure that issues are kept to a minimum and potential opportunities are maximised.

Since 1995, Adrian has worked across a range of roles in the Financial Services industry, including stockbroking, direct share advice, funds management, accountancy and delivery of tailored advice to high net worth clients across banking, investment advice and structured Financial Planning. Adrian also provides Family Office services for our elite and private clients with assets in excess of $10m.   


  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Certificate IV in Financial & Mortgage Broking
  • AFP Member of Financial Planning Association


Level 6, 211 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000

About William Buck Wealth Advisors

William Buck Wealth Advisors are one of South Australia’s largest locally owned wealth advisory practices and can provide advice on a wide range of investments and strategies – with direct and unmatched investment capabilities. They are the financial planning arm of reputable accounting firm William Buck, providing trusted wealth advice to South Australians for over 20 years (AFSL 230637, Australian Credit Licence 230637).

Contact – Adrian Frinsdorf

Oliver Temme – Midsec

Financial Advisor

Oliver has worked in the financial services profession since 2004 gaining valuable experience in Adelaide, Melbourne and London.  He has extensive knowledge in areas including portfolio construction (specialising in direct share portfolios), wealth creation, superannuation (including Self-Managed Super), retirement planning, tax strategies and estate planning.  With this strong technical background, Oliver is well equipped to deliver complex advice in a clear and concise manner.

Oliver’s primary focus is to understand what his clients want to achieve and to put their interests before all else.  His clients receive a combination of market leading financial planning advice along with a tried and tested investment process.  Ultimately, Oliver provides his clients with the framework and support to ensure they can achieve what’s important to them.

Oliver believes that working collaboratively with other professionals such as Accountants and Lawyers is critical in achieving superior financial outcomes for clients.

Oliver holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.  As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, he is committed to the highest level of ethical standards in the provision of financial advice.



Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning

Bachelor of Commerce

Accredited Listed Product Adviser Program

Self Managed Superannuation Funds accreditation

Lvl 2, 170 Greenhill Road, Parkside SA 5063

About Midsec Financial Advisors

Midsec is one of the largest non-affiliated advisory practices in Adelaide.  The firm has eleven Advisors and fourteen support staff servicing in excess of 800 clients.  Midsec Financial Advisors provide a tailored, full service financial planning offering to a broad range of clients including professionals, business owners, farmers and retirees.  It’s proud to state that it has a 20-year track record of providing high quality outcomes, while ensuring survival in bad times.


Contact: Oliver Temme

Darren James – MBA Financial Strategists Limited


Darren is a Director and Senior Financial Planner at MBA Financial Strategists.  He commenced his own practice in 2001 taking over his father’s rural practice in 2002 then merged with MBA Financial Strategists in 2007 and became a managing partner.  The most enjoyable part of financial planning for Darren is making a difference to clients’ lives and enabling them to achieve their personal and financial planning goals.  He has a young family and is a keen cyclist and runner. 

As result of Darren’s experience, knowledge and long-term client relationships in the financial services industry he works with a range of clients and is able to provide personalised and tailored financial advice in the following areas:

  • pre-retirement accumulation strategies
  • retirement planning
  • investment strategies
  • superannuation
  • estate planning
  • wealth creation
  • insurance

He also specialises in providing advice on self-managed superannuation funds.

Darren is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® with a Diploma of Financial Planning and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Darren is an authorised representative and credit representative of AMP Financial Planning Pty Limited, Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licensee.

77 King William Rd Unley, SA 5061

Contact: Darren James

Milad Rezaei – Anchor Wealth

Director, B. App Fin

The Director of Anchor Wealth Milad Rezaei has been a practicing Financial Adviser since 2014. Upon the completion of his Bachelor of applied finance degree at the University of South Australia, Milad knew he had found his vocation, helping everyday Australian’s from all walks of life achieve financial success and freedom. 

Anchor Wealth, founded by Milad Rezaei operates as a financial planning practice under the Synchron licensee group, which is top three largest licensee groups in Australia (2020). Milad as a Financial Advisor adheres to Synchron’s stringent advice process and strict compliance procedures. Milad Rezaei is an “A” rating Financial Advisor based on previous audits undertaken by multiple auditors in his years as a practicing Financial Advisor. 

Milad has crafted his expertise through years of education and experience, in addition to working alongside retiring Advisors focused on rigorous financial strategies. Milad, being a strategy focused Advisor uncovers the factors motivating his clients wanting to seek change, further articulating the financial shortcomings if no action was taken. 

Ultimately, clients benefit when the value of change far outweighs the investment made in financial advice. Milad believes a relationship should be established with a trusted Advisor when this value has been clearly demonstrated.

The strategies and products Milad recommends are devised to meet the goals and challenges of his clients. An Industry standard document, the statement of advice is presented to all clients, comprehensively demonstrating the proposed better position—a highly regulated document developed following a stringent research process. 

Milad believes financial advice has the potential to alter one’s life. Assisting his clients to have the ability to work because they want to, not because they must, has been his prime mission. This strong belief drives him every day as an Advisor to help Australians achieve financial success.


  • Superannuation
  • Tax strategies
  • Investments
  • Personal insurance
  • Mortgage strategies


  • Bachelor of Applied Finance degree, completed at the University of South Australia 
  • Member of the financial planning association

183 Melbourne St, North Adelaide SA 5006

Contact: Milad Rezaei

Debra Hann – CG Gold

Debra Hann – CG Gold

Principal Adviser –  Certified Financial Planner CFP

Debra has 20 years experience as a Certified Financial Planner and Principal Adviser with CG Gold.   Working with Self Managed Super as well as individual portfolio clients, Debra has a wealth of experience developing strategies that are tailored to individual client circumstances.    Working with high net worth clients, investors, business owners and professionals, as well as retirees and SMSF, Debra has developed strong long term connections with her clients over many years.    Debra was the winner of the 2015 Value of Advice Award, (SA &NT) and Runner Up in 2017.

Education, knowledge, experience, personal service, strategic advice and a committed team of advisers, para-planners and support staff ensure that you will get the service you seek, and a strategy based on your specific needs.   It’s about you, and your financial future.

Debra says “At CG Gold, the client is at the centre of everything we do.    With so much change, and with recent events over the last couple of years, it has never been more important to have a focussed financial strategy,  putting you – the client – in a strong position to face the future with confidence”.

Debra has been involved with the Cancer Council for some years, providing pro-bono financial advice to Cancer sufferers and their families.     When not working or studying, Debra loves to travel (when possible), and spend time with family and friends, and enjoying the benefits of living in such a great city, in the best country in the world.


  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) Professional Adviser.
  • Graduate Certificate Financial Planning, (Griffith University).
  • Advanced Diploma FP (Deakin University).
  • FASEA 
  • Accredited Listed Product Adviser (ALPA).
  • SMSF Accreditation

Current Studies

Graduate Diploma Financial Planning, (Griffith University).

About CG Gold

CG Gold have been providing full service financial planning, investment and life risk service in Adelaide and the Hills for over 20 years.    Our team of Advisors, para-planners, accountants and support staff are here to help you build the financial life you are looking for.   All our staff are tertiary qualified and continue to build on their education and skills.    We are a CFP practice.

We have helped clients achieve some great outcomes, and have stood beside them during the challenges they have faced, and the difficulties of global events such as the GFC, and now the COVID19 pandemic and its impact on markets and portfolios.

163 Halifax Street, Adelaide  SA  5000

Contact: Debra Hann

Raimon Lewandowski

Raimon Lewandowski – MBA Financial Strategists Limited

Director / Senior Financial Planner – CFP®, B.Comm, GDip App Fin(FINSIA), PC.SMSF

Raimon is a Director and Senior Financial Planner at MBA Financial Strategists commencing work at the practice in 2003. He originally worked as an accountant starting in the financial planning industry as a para-planner. Raimon has worked with a wide range of private and corporate clients.

He is qualified to provide financial advice in a wide variety of areas including:

  • Investments strategies
  • Superannuation
  • Personal risk protection
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF)
  • Retirement planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Wealth Creation Strategies

Raimon specialises in providing small business owners and pre-retirees with advice on self-managed superannuation involving complex issues. He is focused on empowering his clients to build and protect their wealth to ensure they have enough funds to live the lifestyle they want in retirement.

Raimon’s qualifications are as follows:

  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment
  • Professional Certificate in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

He holds the highest qualification in financial planning as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional, as well as a Professional Certificate in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds from the University of Adelaide. He is also a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and a past treasurer of the FPA in South Australia. Raimon is an authorised representative and credit representative of AMP Financial Planning Pty Limited, Australian Financial Services Licensee and Australian Credit Licensee.

77 King William Rd Unley, SA 5061

Contact: Raimon Lewandowski

Tracey Boam Adelaide financial planner

Tracey Boam – Pride Advice

Tracey Boam is a Senior Financial Planner whose key focus is to help her clients achieve their goals and to make positive changes in their lives.

She entered into the Financial Services Industry in 2003 after a career as a Hairdresser, Technical Consultant and Hairdressing Teacher; working in both Adelaide and London. Tracey believes the skills and work ethic that she has learnt in her previous career provides her with the empathy and understanding to work with clients of all ages and life stages.

Tracey is a Certified Financial Planner holding the highest designation in Financial Planning in Australia. She is currently studying towards a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning as she believes her education is integral to her role to better help her Clients.

She believes that the most important part of her role is to help her clients understand their financial journey and achieve the financial future they choose.

Tracey works with Clients of all ages and has a special interest in “Women’s Financial Planning”.

Outside of work, she barracks for the Adelaide Crows and enjoys time with family and friends.

8/420 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000

Contact: Tracey Boam

Steve Greatrex Adelaide Financial Planner

Steve Greatrex – Wealth on Track

Steve Greatrex has worked in financial services since 1987, and has been a financial planner since 2002. He has a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws and is a Master of Applied Finance.

Steve has been recognised as a Top 10 Financial Planner in Adelaide and lately as a Top 3 Financial Planner.

Steve is the Founder of Wealth On Track. Wealth On Track is self licensed (AFSL 465168) and so is not beholden to any bank or product manufacturer.

Steve loves working with clients to achieve the best for them. He is interested in exploring the latest investment and protection trends whilst always leaving his clients well diversified and sheltered from harm.


213 Greenhill Rd, Eastwood, Adelaide

Contact: Steve Greatrex

Janine Williamson – William Buck Wealth Advisors

Janine Williamson – William Buck Wealth Advisors

Director – Wealth Advisory

One of the longest serving employees at William Buck Adelaide, Janine has been providing honest, empathetic and direct advice to her clients for more than 20 years. She gets the biggest kick out of helping clients achieve their financial goals, such as watching them pay off their home loan or build up their savings. 

With a genuinely caring nature, Janine strives to provide clients the best service she can offer, but doesn’t shy away from providing candid feedback when it’s required. “I get excited for my clients when things are going well, but at the same time I can be hard if it is in my clients’ best interest.”

Janine’s primary role is advising clients on investment strategy, implementation and management, and her client base is made up of high-net-worth individuals, retirees, executors of estates, trustees of superannuation funds and protected estates. Her other areas of expertise include Aged Care strategies, deceased estate administration and retirement strategies. 


  • Certified Financial PlannerTM 
  • Diploma of Financial Planning 
  • Accredited Aged Care ProfessionalTM
  • CFP Member of Financial Planning Association
  • Certificate IV in Finance & Mortgage Broking


Level 6, 211 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000

About William Buck Wealth Advisors

William Buck Wealth Advisors are one of South Australia’s largest locally owned wealth advisory practices and can provide advice on a wide range of investments and strategies – with direct and unmatched investment capabilities. They are the financial planning arm of reputable accounting firm William Buck, providing trusted wealth advice to South Australians for over 20 years (AFSL 230637, Australian Credit Licence 230637). 

Contact: Janine Williamson

Fil Battisti – AFD Financial Solutions

Financial Advisor/ Traveler/ Wannabe Winemaker

Hi I’m Fil! Financial advice is about feelin’ good, and there’s nothing better than helping people into that better space.

Good, valuable, tailored financial advice helps you become less frustrated, win back control, be happier and more confident about Life…and I get a kick out of it when that happens.

Based here in Adelaide, I have been a Financial Planner / Lending Consultant and has been involved in the financial services industry for over 30 years. Call me on 8132 2655

Apart from being a financial advisor….
I’m married with three young boys. Family time is about the beach, my boys and their sport. Love my pasta with a lovely glass of homemade red wine. (I dream of being a winemaker sharing good wine with all my friends and family.)

Australia’s a great place and I enjoy traveling to the warmer climates especially Asia. My next stop is India one to explore the mystery’s of that wonderful culture.

“Before meeting Fil, I knew there were better ways of doing things but just didn’t have the time to really focus on the details – until – I bit the bullet and made the time!

Fil was great. We worked out what I wanted, sorted the paperwork and got me back on track. ….Easy Peasy!”

Professional Background, Experience, Qualifications

Fillipo Battisti (No 244657) of AFD Financial Solutions Pty Ltd (ABN 36125417076) can provide financial services as an authorised Representative of Professional Investment Services Pty Ltd ABN 11 074 608 558, an Australian Financial Services Licence Holder (No 234951). PIS Contact details Tel: 07 5574 0244 / [email protected]

  • Member of the Mortgage Industry Association of Australia (MIAA)
  • Member of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)
  • AFD Financials Solutions is a member of the Financial Planning Association
  • Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning (Kaplan)
  • Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning)
  • Diploma in Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Brokering Management)
  • Certificate IV in Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Brokering)
  • Authorised Representative of Professional Investment Services Pty Ltd
  • Life Broker Representative of Professional Investment Services Pty Ltd.
  • Accredited Credit Representative with the Australian Loan Company
  • Australian Loan Company “Top Producer ” 2004
  • Australian Loan Company “High Performance Award” 2006

270-272 Payneham Road, PAYNEHAM SA 5070

Contact: Fil Battisti


The cost of hiring a financial planner will vary depending on what your needs and goals are; if they are providing a complete holistic financial plan or just advice about one specific situation then prices may change accordingly (but usually there is an upfront fee). For example the Financial Planning Association (FPA) reports that average initial set-up costs come out at around $3,300, while annual maintenance fees are in the $4-$5k range. However, some financial advisors can have different fee structures, so be sure to discuss fees up front.

The majority of the best financial advisors in Adelaide are based in the City Centre and Southern Suburbs of Unley, Wayville and Parkside. However, there are a number of financial planners who operate out of offices in North Adelaide and Payneham.

It’s also worth noting that many of the best financial planners these days also offer virtual appointments, so it is worth reaching out even if you can’t find a financial advisor convenient to your home or office.

We have reviewed all of the financial advisors in Adelaide to compile a list of the best financial planners. To determine our top ten advisors, we assessed their qualifications, how long they have been advising, testimonials, and their track record of reviews on Google and Facebook. Only those that have consistent positive feedback have been included on our list of best financial planners in Adelaide.

It’s important to find the right financial planner for you, but it can be an overwhelming process as there are many different types of financial advisors. If you are looking for the best financial planner in Adelaide, here are some factors you may want to consider.

First, what types of accreditations and qualifications do they have? This does not necessarily make them the most capable or best financial planner for you, but at least you know that they’ve done the standard tests and registrations.

Second, do they have a general type of client or specialise in any areas? This can help you determine if they have relevant experience and expertise with similar situations.

Finally, how is their communication and are you comfortable with him/her? You need to know that you can have an open line of communication with your financial advisor and that they will listen to your concerns and answer your questions in a timely manner.

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