John O’Connell CFA

Chairman & CEO

Our success
is a derivative
of your success.

John O’Connell is the Chairman and CEO of Davis Rea and a leader in wealth management,
with over twenty-five years of experience in financial services.

A graduate of York University (Economics and Philosophy), John joined Dominion Securities in 1986. As as a founding partner in The Harbour Group, John helped the firm grow to be the top-performing, and largest team, within RBC Dominion Securities with over $2.8 billion under management.

John provides the strategic direction for the company and is the Chairman of the Davis Rea Investment Committee. His enterprising and personalized approach, coupled with his analytical
and research abilities, are the core competencies that he brings to client relationships, the investment process, and the leadership of the Company.

As a Chartered Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager, John has been designated a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. Frequently quoted in newspapers such as The Globe & Mail and The National Post, John also appears regularly on CP24, the Business News Network (BNN), and CNBC.