Want to achieve lifetime financial security and live a healthier, brighter life? Take the time to browse the website, so you can learn more about the solutions we can discuss to help meet your needs and goals. Reach out if you have any questions and to get started.

Our Team

We are a family owned and operated business that spans over three generations. With this we offer a unique mix of both experience in the industry and tech savvy, industry leading digital capabilities. We have been serving our community for over 50 years, and continue to do so every day. Our team is dedicated to helping Clients achieve financial success.

Benson Financial Solutions Inc.

Your financial strategy should be as unique as you are. Whether you’re just starting out, about to enter retirement, or somewhere in between, a strong financial roadmap can help you reach your short and long-term goals. Let’s work together to protect what matters most to you and help you secure your future. Reach out to get started. Let’s get you there.

Patrick Benson

As a Sun Life Financial advisor, I will create a personalized plan that helps you achieve your financial goals. I am a third-generation advisor to our business, and I have been in the financial services industry for over 10 years.


I have a post-secondary degree in finance. I have obtained the professional designation as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®. This is the gold standard in our industry. This knowledge, along with my experience, allows me to provide detailed financial planning, investing, and insurance solutions to meet your needs.


Born and raised in Windsor, I live in the Riverside community with my wife, Michelle, and my daughter, Hailey. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time outdoors, sports, running, and living an active lifestyle.

Job Title: Financial Planner, Sun Life, B.Comm., CFP®

Languages spoken: English

Phone: (519) 974-3200 ext. 2230

Email: patrick.benson@sunlife.com

Address: Windsor, Ontario

Brett Benson

As a Sun Life Financial advisor, I help create comprehensive plans for individuals, families, and small businesses. I am proud to be the third generation of a family business. Together, we have developed countless relationships with Clients in the Windsor-Essex area for over 60 years. 


I graduated from the University of Windsor in 2016 with a degree specializing in business and finance. Upon graduation, I started working as an advisor immediately. Outside of work, I live a very active lifestyle, which includes sports, fishing, boating and working out. I love what I do for a living. I look forward to continuing the family business for many years to come!

Job Title: Advisor, Sun Life, B.Comm.

Phone: (519) 974-3200

Email: brett.benson@sunlife.com

Richard Benson

 I am a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and Chartered Financial Consultant with over 30 years of experience. I am proud to be a 34-year member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).

I believe every Client is unique. I design financial plans to each Client’s individual situation. I work with Clients to take a snapshot of where they are today to determine how they can accomplish their long-term financial goals.


I find it most rewarding when Clients succeed in all facets of life. I am proud to work in a third-generation financial planning firm. It offers a unique perspective by drawing on the strengths of each generation.


I am happily married with two university-aged children. In my spare time, I enjoy writing and recording music. I am also an avid fan of the Canadian Football League.


Awards and memberships are based on insurance business only.

Job Title: Associate Advisor, Sun Life, CFP®, CFS

Phone: (519) 974-3200 ext. 2229

Email: richard.benson@sunlife.com

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We are contracted with Sun Life Financial Distributors (Canada) Inc., a member of Sun Life group of companies. Mutual funds distributed by Sun Life Financial Investment Services (Canada) Inc.