BMO Nesbitt Burns

1501 avenue McGill College
Bureau 3200
Montréal, QC
H3A 3M8

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Meet Our Team


Jean-François Papillon, MBA, CFA
Portfolio Manager & Wealth Advisor

Tel (514) 286-7320
Fax (514) 286-7074
E-mail Jean-francois Papillon

Jean-François has more than 16 years’ experience working as a Wealth / Investment Advisor and Portfolio Manager at BMO Nesbitt Burns. He received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2005. He graduated from McGill University with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 2000 and has a Civil Engineering background from Moncton University.

Jean-François is responsible for advising high-net-worth individuals, business owners, professionals, families and retirees who desire the assistance of a Wealth Advisor to manage their investment portfolios. His priority is achieving clients’ short and long-term financial objectives.  His quantitative and qualitative skills, along with his experience, put him in a great position to present solid investment ideas for our clients, to implement them and to oversee the performance in order to adjust strategies as required.  Moreover, Jean-François communicates and coordinates with our clients to ensure that their financial objectives are met by providing the appropriate financial products and services through our BMO Financial Group’ experts in retail/commercial banking, financial planning, estate planning, tax and insurance. 


Sebastien Blais, CFA
Portfolio Manager & Wealth Advisor

Tel (514) 871-7024
Fax (514) 286-7074
E-mail Sebastien Blais

Sebastien joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2003 after working as an investment specialist at BMO Bank of Montreal.  Sebastien holds a Bachelor of Commerce from HEC Montreal and received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2006.  Sebastien assesses the financial needs of our clients, develops and implements the best possible investment ideas to match our clients' goals.  These goals may include among others: saving for retirement and/or for college, optimizing your tax burden, giving to charity, or generating income.


Tania Chiniara
Marketing Assistant

Tel (514) 871-7073
Fax (514) 286-7074
E-mail Tania Chiniara

Tania joined the team in August 2011 as a marketing assistant. Prior to joining BMO Nesbitt Burns, Tania was an Assistant Branch Manager at Bank of Montreal thus, allowing her to acquire a solid base knowledge of the Group's client business model and developing a passion for client servicing. Her professionalism allows her to pay particular attention to the team's customers’ needs.