Research Team

Murray Leith BComm, CFA
Executive Vice President & Director,
Investment Research

Murray is Executive Vice President and a Director of the firm, as well as a member of Odlum Brown's Executive Committee and Senior Leadership Team. He has over 25 years of experience as an Investment Analyst and has managed the Odlum Brown Research Department since 1994, when 

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he joined the firm. Murray formulates the firm's economic outlook and equity investment strategy, in addition to covering individual companies, primarily in the Financial Services sector.  

He is also responsible for the Odlum Brown Model Portfolio, a hypothetical, all-equity portfolio that has delivered market-beating returns since inception in 1994. Murray is regularly quoted in the local and national press and interviewed by the television media.

Murray holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UBC (Honours) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

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David Pearson CFA
Vice President, Trading and Syndication

David Pearson joined Odlum Brown in 1993. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and is a member of the Operations Team. At present, Dave is responsible for the firm's trading activity and trade desk personnel. Part of his role is to recommend, price, and execute fixed income trades.

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Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Honours) from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

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Hank Cunningham
Fixed Income Strategist

Hank Cunningham has more than 40 years of experience in fixed income markets. He has been a trader, institutional salesman, portfolio manager, and zero coupon specialist. Since 1988, he has specialized in the retail aspect of the investment business, building and managing three different retail fixed income trading desks for Dean Witter Canada, First Marathon

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Securities, and Blackmont Capital. Mr. Cunningham is the author of "In Your Best Interest: the Ultimate Guide to the Canadian Bond Market" and a frequent guest on the Business News Network (BNN).

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Fai Lee CFA, CPA, CGA, MBA
Equity Analyst

Fai joined Odlum Brown in 2011 and has over 12 years of diverse experience in equity research. Currently, he provides coverage on the resource sectors (oil & gas, fertilizers & chemicals and mining). Prior to joining Odlum Brown, Fai worked at a major Canadian bank-owned brokerage firm, where he achieved top rankings in the Brendan Wood

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Survey of major institutional investors and was recognized by StarMine in the Top Canadian Analyst Awards.

 

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Cory O'Krainetz B.Sc.
Equity Analyst

Cory joined Odlum Brown in 2001 and spent three years working in Client Services prior to joining the Research Department. Cory provides coverage on Utilities, Pipelines, Energy Services, Forestry, and special situation securities with a focus on income generation.

 

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Stephen Boland BComm, CFA
Equity Analyst

Stephen joined the Odlum Brown Research Department in October 2005. He provides coverage on industrial and consumer products companies. Stephen is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Prior to joining Odlum Brown, Stephen worked in the Toronto and Vancouver offices of a multi-national investment bank and for a global leader in financial services.

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Steven Zicherman MBA, CFA
Equity Analyst

Steven joined Odlum Brown Limited in May 2014. He provides analytical coverage for the technology and health care sectors. Prior to joining Odlum Brown, Steven was a portfolio manager at a major global financial institution, where he focused on Canadian equities. Steven has also worked for a Canadian financial institution’s technology venture fund,

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evaluating businesses for the fund’s portfolio, and as a research analyst for a major European bank. Steven has a Bachelor of Arts degree in statistics from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from Dalhousie University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

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Benjamin Sinclair, HBA, CFA
Equity Analyst

Benjamin joined Odlum Brown in May 2016, and provides analytical coverage of the Financial Services sector. Prior to joining Odlum Brown, Benjamin was an investment analyst at a well-respected asset manager in Toronto, where he focused on Canadian equities. Benjamin has an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of

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Business at the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

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Trevor Chang, BBA
Research Associate

Trevor joined Odlum Brown in January 2016 and provides coverage on the Real Estate sector in North America. Prior to joining Odlum Brown, he was an analyst at a Vancouver-based boutique investment management firm and also ran a website that provided coverage on primarily U.S. equities.

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Trevor holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

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