Brent Poirier CFA
Portfolio Manager
Phone: (604) 844-5493
Toll-free: (888) 886 3586
Fax: (604) 844-5438
Email: [email protected]
Philippe Guzman
Phone: (604) 844-5648
Email: [email protected]

Brent is a Portfolio Manager with over 25 years of investment industry experience. He works with high net worth individuals, families, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. Brent obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2005. The CFA curriculum focuses on global investment knowledge with a strong emphasis on professional standards and ethics.

Investment Approach

Brent is committed to helping clients achieve their long-term financial objectives. He works with clients to develop a comprehensive investment strategy.

Brent enjoys getting to know his clients well and establishing long-term relationships. This entails gaining an understanding of each person’s investment objectives, individual tax situation and need for comprehensive financial and estate planning*. This client centric approach includes connecting with other professionals, such as accountants and lawyers, to provide comprehensive financial advisory services with a commitment to a high degree of client communication.

*Available through Odlum Brown Financial Services Limited.

Portfolio Managed Accounts

As an experienced Portfolio Manager, Brent has the knowledge and expertise to help his clients achieve their financial goals through discretionary portfolio management.

Portfolios are customized for each client utilizing fixed income securities and individual stocks, drawing primarily from the investment research produced by the Odlum Brown research team, with an emphasis on the Odlum Brown Model Portfolio. The OB Model Portfolio was established in 1994 and has generated excellent long-term results. Its value-driven, contrarian strategy has contributed to strong relative returns during market downturns, while also performing well in rising markets.

Professional History

Prior to joining Odlum Brown, Brent was a Portfolio Manager at a Canadian chartered bank where he managed investment portfolios for high net worth clients and institutions. He also held the role of Senior Consultant for a bank owned firm, specializing in the measurement of investment performance for some of the largest institutional investors in western Canada. Brent was previously a Branch Manager for a national mutual fund company. He started his investment career in 1993 as an Investment Analyst in Bangkok, Thailand. Brent attended Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario where he received a BA majoring in economics.

In 1986, Brent discovered Vancouver, moving from Toronto and never looked back.