The Forget Group

Alain Forget

Senior Investment Advisor

Alain holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration with a major in Finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal. He started his career by joining BMO Nesbitt Burns as a securities broker in 1987.

Sylvie Pineault

Investment Representative

Sylvie joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 1990. She served as the administrator of the McGill branch for eight years. She has worked closely with Alain since 2006 and is responsible for administrative duties and customer service. Sylvie has more than 31 years of experience in the securities industry and has successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC).

Marwan Mansour

Investment Representative

Marwan is a Finance graduate from the John Molson Shcool of Business.  He has accumulated over 7 years of wealth management related experience and has completed his Canadian securities course and options & derivatives licensing course.

Our Partners



Jean Richard, TEP

Sr Manager HNW Consulting, Enterprise Wealth Planning

Jean advises high- and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, business owners and professionals on how to efficiently structure their worldwide, U.S. and Canadian assets, providing specialized insight on tax solutions as part of an integrated wealth planning team.


Relying on over 35 years of professional experience, Jean brings in-depth technical knowledge to his clients both in general planning discussions and when dealing with a wide range of international tax situations, U.S. income and estate taxation, and Canadian income tax.


Jean joined BMO Wealth Management in 2001 after acquiring solid expertise in advising individual clients and business owners with a leading Canadian insurer, a leading accounting firm, and a law firm.


Zeina Khalife

Director, Wealth Planning and Tax

As a Tax lawyer and financial planner, Zeina advises high net worth families, professionals and entrepreneurs on specialized wealth planning solutions. Whether it’s thought leadership on estate planning, new family wealth, tax planning, or philanthropy, Zeina is dedicated to simplifying complex issues and providing practical and informed strategies. Zeina joined BMO in 2011 after several years as a tax lawyer in private practice. She was called to the Quebec Bar in 2001.


Michel Bélanger

Trust and estate consultant

Michel has more than 28 years' experience in the financial planning industry.

He began his career in the life insurance and investment world as a financial security advisor with a major Canadian insurance company. In the early 2000s, he began a new career in banking with BMO. In private banking, Michel distinguished himself as a Financial Planner, Regional Investment Products Manager and Wealth Management Advisor.

Since 2021, he has held the position of Trusts and Estates Advisor. Drawing on his extensive experience in the world of financial planning, Michel has the knowledge and empathy to engage in emotional and often difficult discussions about estate and trust planning. Helping people in these sensitive moments is a great motivation for Michel, giving them the best possible advice and trusting that our clients will be surrounded by the best team of professionals.

On a more personal note, Michel is an avid fisherman, golfer and runner. He's also a great audiophile and music lover, and whenever he can, he likes to enjoy his home in the Gaspé Peninsula and his cottage on the Baie des Chaleurs.


Philippe Gagné, CPA

Wealth Planning Consultant

“My goal is to assist our clients in realizing their financial, personal, and family objectives through a personalized approach tailored to their specific needs. This approach is designed to not optimize their wealth but also enhance their family’s well-being.”


About Philippe
Philippe plays a vital role in guiding clients through a comprehensive analysis of their financial, personal, and family situations. With his extensive background in taxation and accounting, Philippe provides expert guidance to affluent clients regarding their tax and financial options, effectively addressing their concerns.
Experience & background
Philippe earned his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in 2011 and a master's degree in taxation (M. Fisc.) from the University of Sherbrooke in 2017. In addition, he holds the title of Financial Planner (F. Pl.), awarded by the Institut Québécois de Planification Financière in 2022. Prior to joining BMO, Philippe served as a Manager in Canadian Tax in private practice, where he cultivated in-depth expertise in Canadian taxation and tax reorganization. He also boasts significant experience in accounting, gained through his tenure in audit with a major international accounting firm.


Education & credentials
• Financial Planner (F. Pl)
• Master in Taxation (M. Fisc.)
• Chartered Professionnal Accountant (CPA)