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The Dorfman Team


Michael Dorfman, CFP®, CIM
Portfolio Manager
Managing Director

 
Tel: 416-359-4914
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: michael.dorfman@nbpcd.com
 
Michael started his career in 1981 with a major financial institution in New York City working with international high net worth clients. In 1987, he returned to Canada and established the Canadian operations of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream before joining BMO Nesbitt Burns (then Burns Fry) in 1992. He was appointed Vice President in 1996, Branch Manager and Senior Vice President in 1999, and was named a Managing Director in 2001.

Michael's industry designations include the standard Securities, Options and Level II Insurance Licenses and he also became CFP® professional in 2003. Michael is a Portfolio Manager and leads a Wealth Management team of five professionals overseeing approximately C$900 million in assets under administration. 

Michael completed his University degree at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts where he received his B.A. in Economics in 1981. As part of that degree, Michael did one year of studies in International Economics at the University of Geneva, in Switzerland. He currently resides in Toronto and has a son and a daughter, both young adults in age. Little-known personal facts about Michael: He speaks fluent French, passable Italian and weak Spanish. He enjoys cycling and golf in warm months, skiing and snowboarding in cold months and travel and good wine during all months.
 

Johnathan Hostick, CIM
Associate Portfolio Manager
Tel: 416-928-0245
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: johnathan.hostick@nbpcd.com
 
Johnathan Hostick joins as a partner of The Dorfman Group after having built his business as an Investment Advisor in the Midtown Branch with BMO Nesbitt Burns. With over 15 years of financial services experience, Johnathan spent 5 years working as a Wholesaler with Fidelity Investments Canada. He also spent time building and managing corporate pension plans, working at the CPP Investment Board in Private Equity and helping to finance businesses as an Investment Banker.
 
Johnathan earned his Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in Finance and Economics from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.  In addition to his Associate Portfolio Manager license, Johnathan holds his Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation as well as life insurance advisor with BMO Nesbitt Burns Financial Services Inc.   Johnathan will be actively developing new business for our team, as well as participating in the portfolio management functions inherent in our Managed Portfolio Accounts (MPA).  He has a keen interest in helping our clients with tax minimization strategies, has a creative approach to setting up optimal account structures and general problem solving.
 
Johnathan lives in Aurora with his wife Laura, daughters Isla & Maren and family dogs Emmett & Norah. While balancing his busy work and family life, Johnathan regularly competes in Ironman triathlons with his eye on one day competing in the World Championships in Hawaii!  Johnathan & his family enjoy spending winters at their chalet at Devil’s Glen Ski. Johnathan is also an avid golfer and member of The Summit Golf Club.
 

Milica Vukovic
Associate Investment Advisor
 
Tel: 416-359-6654
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-567-3008
Email: milica.vukovic@nbpcd.com

Milica has worked with Michael since she joined Nesbitt Burns in 1996. Milica holds an Economics degree from the University of Belgrade. Since then, she has successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course, Conduct and Practices Handbook Course, Professional Financial Planning Course, Wealth Management Techniques Course and Wealth Advisory Program. Milica spearheads the data gathering and preparation of our financial plans, executes clients orders and also handles portfolio advisory work involving fixed income and mutual fund securities. She is also responsible for senior service level work for our clients' more complex concerns (tax, estate and insurance planning), providing a liaison with our in-house specialists in the Wealth Planning Group. In her spare time, Milica enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and reading.
 

Victoria Chau
Associate Investment Advisor

Tel: 416-359-7731
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: Victoria.chau@nbpcd.com
 
Victoria began her career in the financial industry in 2010 and has been working with BMO Nesbitt Burns for over 6 years, including a previous role with The Dorfman Group from 2012 to 2017.  She is a graduate from the Schulich School of Business where she earned her International Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a specialization in economics and finance.  Victoria has successfully completed her Wealth Management Essentials, Derivatives Fundamentals and Options Licensing, Canadian Securities Course, and Conduct and Practices Handbook.  Within the team Victoria focuses on account administration and special projects to further enhance client service. 
 
Victoria recently held beachside nuptials in September of 2018 in Hawaii. When outside of the office, Victoria likes to spend her time travelling, trying new foods and visiting family and friends.



Emily Halverson-Duncan, CFA
Associate Investment Advisor

Tel: 416-359-4181
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: Emily.HalversonDuncan@nbpcd.com

Emily began her career in the financial industry in 2014 and has worked in several roles across the industry, most recently consulting with advisors and institutions on their equity portfolios at Morningstar Research Inc. She also previously wrote a bi-weekly article for the Globe and Mail’s Number Cruncher section for the past several years.

Emily obtained her Bachelor of Honours Mathematics & Business Administration from the University of Waterloo, and has since successfully obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Designation and is a member of the CFA Toronto Society. Emily is also currently in the first year of the Master of Finance Program at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Emily lives in the Beaches area of Toronto with her partner Travis and their Great Dane Evie. While currently most of her spare time is spent on her studies, Emily also enjoys reading, travelling, and spending time with friends and family.
 

Femi Orenuga
Associate Investment Advisor

Tel: 416-359-5643
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: femi.orenuga@nbpcd.com

Femi began his career in the financial industry in 2017 with BMO. Following successful spells with BMO Financial and BMO Wealth Management, he joined The Dorfman Group in February 2019. Femi graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Brock University. Since then, he has successfully completed the Wealth Management Essentials, Canadian Securities Course, and Conduct and Practices Handbook Course. Femi is responsible for trading, portfolio management, and client service.
 
Femi enjoys supporting his community as he often volunteers within the Peel region for; Newcomers to Canada, United Way, and Yonge Street Mission. He has obtained awards such as; the Data Management Award in school for attaining a record breaking average, BMO Quarterly Spotlight Award twice for the outstanding experience he consistently provides clients, Most Outstanding Club Award for his input as an actor with the African Students Association at Brock University.
 
In his spare time, Femi enjoys watching and playing soccer, tennis, and basketball. He is passionate about exploring countries, learning different cultures, and discovering new recipes. He occasionally models, and previously dabbled in stand-up comedy performances before he began writing his own novel. He is also fluent in Yoruba.


 

Christian Grande
Sales Assistant

Tel: 416-365-6008
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: christian.grande@nbpcd.com

Christian began his career in the financial industry working with BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2018; he subsequently joined The Dorfman Group in October 2020. Christian earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree, specializing in Finance and Economics, from Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto.  He graduated from UofT with distinction and was awarded the Regents In-Course Scholarship.  Following his graduation, Christian successfully completed both the Canadian Securities Course and the Conduct and Practices Handbook Course. Christian assists the team with account documentation, client transactions, and other daily administrative support duties.
 
Christian supports his community through ongoing volunteer efforts, most recently as an assistant coach for the North Mississauga Soccer Club. He has also volunteered at the Doctor Simone Warehouse, the Eden Food Bank in Mississauga, in addition to assisting with various junior golf summer camps.
 
Outside of the office, Christian enjoys numerous sports, including: golf, tennis, hockey and snowboarding. He is passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and has enjoyed competing in both hockey and golf at an elite level. Christian actively listens to podcasts and enjoys a variety of music in his spare time. He also enjoys travelling, his most recent trip being to both Ireland and the UK upon his graduation from UofT.



Charlie McConville
Sales Assistant

Tel: 416-918-7785
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: charlie.mcconville@nbpcd.com

Charlie joined The Dorfman Group in 2020, bringing over 4 years of industry experience to the team. As a Sales Assistant specializing in marketing and communication, he will be focusing on enhancing our client service offering while also performing other administrative duties. He previously worked at Canaccord Genuity performing growth marketing and communications for the Canadian Wealth Management business. He also briefly worked as a Research Associate at a consulting firm in Boston before moving to Toronto.

Charlie attended the University of New Hampshire where he earned a degree in Business Administration with distinctions in Finance & Marketing. He was also the captain of the NCAA Division One Ski Team and a two-time recipient of the Academic All American Award. Charlie has completed his Canadian Securities Course and intends on continuing the path of industry courses.

Charlie is passionate for the outdoors, and can be found skiing, mountain biking, and skating throughout the Toronto and Collingwood area. He supports his community through London’s St. Joseph’s Hike for Hospice and also volunteers as a Director on the Board of Devils Glen Country Club.

 

Sid Habed
Sales Assistant

Tel: 647-453-4278
Fax: 416-359-4206
Toll Free: 1-800-567-3008
Email: sid.habed@nbpcd.com

Sid began his career in the financial industry with BMO in 2017, after obtaining his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph. He joined The Dorfman Group in 2021 and assists the team with account documentation, client transactions and daily administrative duties. Sid has successfully completed his Canadian Securities Course, and Conduct and Practices Handbook Course.

In his spare time, Sid participates in recreational volleyball (his favourite childhood sport). He also enjoys visiting the cottage, exploring the tastes of new restaurants, and going on long adventurous walks with his French bulldog, Ralphie.