BMO Nesbitt Burns
1 First Canadian Place
39th Floor, P.O. Box 150
Norman Shiner is a senior member of The Goldhar Group and focuses on client service, portfolio management, and research. He is an Investment Advisor and Associate Portfolio Manager of BMO Nesbitt Burns.
Norman joined The Goldhar Group of BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2013 after an eighteen year career in Institutional Equity Sales, and a three year period as Head of Business Development for a boutique money manager. Norman was responsible for the day to day coverage of some of Canada’s largest and most reputable institutional money managers as a Director of one of Canada’s leading investment banks as well as other bank owned and independent Bay Street firms. His focus was on Equities and he specialized in researching and recommending companies with attractive fundamentals and an enduring competitive advantage. Norman advised portfolio managers on research ideas, trade flows and execution, as well as IPOs and M&A transactions. Over his career Norman has met with hundreds of North American CEOs representing companies in all sectors of the public markets.
Norman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Western Ontario, where he studied Political Science and Economics, and followed this with his MBA from the University of Toronto.
Norman has volunteered much of his time to community and philanthropic causes over his working career. He is a Past President of The Israel Cancer Research Fund; a past Board and Finance Committee Member of The Royal Conservatory of Music; he is a Founder of The Baystock Foundation, a registered charity that raised money for youth charities via its annual Battle of The Bands. Norman also served as a Board Member of Holy Blossom Temple and is currently Chair of Holy Blossom’s Investment Review Committee.
Toronto-born and raised, and the youngest sibling of six children, Norman is married to Janet, also an MBA, who runs a Toronto based financial organization business. Together they have four beautiful daughters. Norman is an avid musician, golfer, skier and cottager.