Our team

Our mission

For the last 20 years, we have aimed for excellence in the quality of the financial advice and service provided to our clients, with integrity, discipline and transparency in the forefront.

A strong history of helping clients

A presence within Desjardins Securities since 1994, Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire is a leading multidisciplinary team of investment advisors.

Our wealth management approach relies on personalized analysis of our clients’ needs to provide customized solutions. We manage clients’ investments, assist them with their retirement planning, help protect their assets and maximize their wealth.

The Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire Team has stood out among its peers and was awarded the title of “2014 Advisors of the Year.” This honour recognizes the team’s professionalism, quality of service and outstanding contribution to the growth of Desjardins Securities.

  • Sébastien St-Hilaire B.Sc. Mathematics

    Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor

    A graduate in mathematics at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Mr. St-Hilaire comes from the business world, where he filled a number of management roles, in particular as a divisional vice-president at Gesca and as director of development at Les Affaires newspaper. 

    He has chosen now to devote himself to the practice of his first love, finance, for Desjardins Securities as an investment advisor and also as a sales officer. This will enable him to apply his extensive business experience to serving the team’s clients, handling the group’s development and image in particular. He sits on the boards of directors of the Société des arts technologiques.

     

  • Marc Leblanc B.Sc., BBA

    Vice-President, Investment Advisor

    A graduate in economics and business administration at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Mr. Leblanc is a vice-president and, since 1994, an investment advisor at Desjardins Securities. As evidence of his perseverance and integrity, he was named vice-president in 2004, a title reserved for Desjardins Securities investment advisors who truly stand out.

    From 2006 to 2013, he also held the position of Manager of the Desjardins Securities head office branch. A founding member of the Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire team, he currently focuses his efforts on hid team’s business development and investor relations.

     

  • Stéphane Martineau CIM®, CPA, CA

    Vice-President, Portfolio Manager

    A chartered accountant by training, Mr. Martineau has been with Desjardins Securities since 1994 as vice-president and portfolio manager. This lets him put his extensive knowledge of tax matters, financial statement analysis and retirement planning to clients’ benefit.

    In recognition of his sustained and significant efforts, Desjardins Securities named him vice-president in 2004. In 2008, he earned the title of Chartered Investment Manager, enabling him to provide discretionary management to his team’s clientele.

     

  • Jonathan Gravel CIM®

    Associate Advisor

    Mr. Gravel has more than 10 years’ experience in the securities field, primarily among businesspeople and affluent clients. This helps him provide top-quality service. 

    In addition to being an investment advisor since 2007, he holds the title of Certified Investment Manager (CIM®) and a licence in personal insurance1 from the Autorité des marchés financiers. These strengths make him a multidisciplinary resource who is highly appreciated by our clients.

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  • Martin Fournier BBA

    Associate Advisor

    Martin Fournier holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He has always had a keen interest in the financial sector and investment industry.

    He has over 15 years of business development experience with financial newspapers, including the Globe and Mail and Les Affaires

    Mr. Fournier’s strong interpersonal and analytical skills, and his commitment to always putting clients’ interests first make him a valuable asset to the Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire team. Mr. Fournier is now an associate advisor on the team.

  • Audrey Grenier

    Advisor Assistant

    With a career spanning more than 11 years at Desjardins Securities, Ms. Grenier provides administrative support to the team of advisors in addition to responding efficiently and courteously to the entire clientele.

  • Nicolas Demeulenaere M. Sc.

    Associate Advisor

    Nicolas Demeulenaere is a financial markets enthusiast. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Université de Montréal and a master’s degree in finance from HEC Montréal Business School.

    He began his career as a derivatives analyst with a bank and joined Desjardins Securities in 2016. He started out as a compliance advisor and then became a senior advisor in the Discretionary Management Department. Nicolas is an expert in portfolio management and joined our team in 2019 as an associate advisor.

  • Myriam Bourgeois BBA

    Associate Advisor

    Myriam Bourgeois obtained her bachelor’s degree in finance from Université Laval in 2012, and has since been focused on the securities industry. She worked as a compliance analyst in the retail and institutional sectors and has also held the position of specialized agent with operations management at Desjardins Securities.

    With her experience and knowledge, she has a broad understanding of the firm and the securities industry, and knows what it means to offer high-quality client service. She joined our team in January 2018 as an assistant to advisors. Since that time, Myriam has completed her training and is now licensed to become an associate advisor.

     

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