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Raymond Pecotic

Raymond Pecotic | B Com, Dip Fin Serv (FP)

Raymond is the founder and Managing Director of Empire Financial Group.



  • Securitor National Advisory Council Representative

  • Finalist - 2015 WA Securitor Practice of the Year

  • Finalist - 2014 WA Securitor Practice of the Year

  • Winner - 2013 WA Securitor Practice of the Year

  • Winner - 2012 WA Securitor Advisor of the Year

  • Winner – 2011 National Securitor Rising Star Advisor of the Year

  • Winner – 2010 WA Securitor Rising Star Advisor of the Year

  • Inductee – 2009 Professional Investment Services High Performance Club

  • Inductee – 2008 Professional Investment Services High Performance Club

Nicholas Hart

Nicholas Hart | B.A, Adv Dip Fin Serv (FP)


  • UK Pensions Advice Specialist

  • GESB West State and Gold State Advice Equipped

  • SMSF Accredited Advisor

  • Nick holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wales in Cardiff, an Advanced Certificate in Financial Planning (UK Insurance Institute), as well as attaining an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) in Australia.
    Nick is currently in the process of completing his Masters degree in Financial Planning.


Nicole White

Nicole White | B.Com, Dip Fin Serv (FP)

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance from Flinders University in South Australia and a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning).


Nicole came to Empire Financial Group after launching her career with a leading Adelaide based Securitor wealth management practice, where she gained her grounding in the financial services industry.


Anna Duong

Anna Duong | B.Com (Financial Planning)

Anna holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University with a major in Financial Planning. These formal qualifications underpin a solid and in depth understanding of the entire end to end financial advice process and delivery of strategic advice.
Commencing her financial advice career in 2008, Anna developed rapidly to become a licensed advisor and shareholder in a Perth based financial services business.



Laura Knowles

Laura Knowles | B.Bus (Financial Planning), Dip Mgmnt

Laura holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Financial Planning from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Diploma of Management.

After graduating from RMIT where she gained her formal qualifications to kick start her career in the financial industry, she spent some time in the strategic/financial departments of a utility provider before settling on her true calling of entering the financial planning profession.