Driving Better Outcomes through Global, Dynamic Investment Management
As a leading global asset management firm, our investment expertise, strength and innovation have earned the trust and confidence of the world’s most sophisticated institutional and individual investors.A paragraph.
With more than $1 trillion* in assets under management, and a long-standing history of solving complex investment challenges, we believe our strength and stability drive opportunities for our clients.
Capital Market Expertise
Our forward-looking, historically aware investment approach powers a broad range of capabilities and solutions. And our comprehensive asset class offering includes cash management, passive, factor-based, active management, and multi-asset class solutions that are available in a variety of pooled funds and more tailored solutions.
Put our expertise to work for you. * As of September 30, 2017, assets under management (AUM) were $1.1 trillion, which included AUM managed by Northern Trust Corporation and Northern Trust Asset Management.
David Lester is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Global Advisors. Based in the Toronto office, David leads the asset management sales effort at Northern Trust in Canada. With a focus on providing innovative investment and outsourcing solutions to the marketplace, David will be working closely with pension plan sponsors, charitable organizations, and other institutional investors. David started his investment career in 1996 with a retail mutual fund company. Prior to joining Northern Trust, David spent 12 years at SEI, most recently as the Director of National Accounts where he lead the firm’s institutional sales and marketing efforts.
David has authored a range of articles on pension-related topics in addition to speaking at industry conferences. He is a past chair of the Ontario Regional Council of the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute and is a member of the Toronto CFA Society.
David holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University where he was awarded the British Association Medal for Great Distinction. David graduated from INSEAD in Fontainebleau France with distinction, where he received a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
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