LePoidevin Group has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 150 Wealth Advisors, an inaugural ranking by The Globe & Mail’s Report on Business and SHOOK Research. LePoidevin Group has received this prestigious award based on a multitude of factors, including client service and best practices, industry expertise and growth – establishing themselves as a leader in the wealth management field.
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35 years of clear guidance through complex markets.
David LePoidevin heads LePoidevin Group at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. He is an award-winning investment advisor and portfolio manager, and manages a portfolio of more than $1.9 billion in assets. David has been widely recognized for his accomplishments, including Portfolio Manager of the Year (2021, 2014, 2013, 2012), Investment Advisor of the Year (2021, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2002, 2001), and Wealth Professional’s 5-Star Top Advisory Team (2021).
David has 35 years of experience in the industry, offering clear guidance through complex markets. He began his financial career in 1986 at a bond trading desk in Toronto. In 1988, he became an investment advisor at an independent Canadian-owned firm, and spent many years at major Canadian banks. In 2006, David expanded his team as LePoidevin Group turned its focus to discretionary portfolio management.
The success of his clients is founded on the strength and discipline of his team of dedicated, like-minded portfolio managers, research analysts, traders and financial planners, backed by a client-focused administrative associates. In 2016, David and LePoidevin Group joined Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, where he sits on the Chairman’s Council.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a CIM designation (Discretionary Portfolio Manager).
He and his team deploy a consistent and disciplined investment approach. It focuses on preserving wealth, ignoring market fads, capitalizing on market corrections, sticking with a long-term focus, and changing course when opportunity presents. David’s unwavering commitment to research and global market analysis, and his macro-economic perspective, provide the foundation for forecasting and navigating all types of economic cycles and crises.
In the community, LePoidevin Group is active with the Canucks Autism Network, particularly through their pro-am hockey tournament. David is a strong believer in supporting local initiatives, and is an annual donor to the Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver and the Whistler Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations in the Whistler community.
David and his wife of 22 years have twin children, both first-year students at separate universities, and a beloved dog named Oscar.