Nick Bakish is a trusted and highly skilled multidisciplinary financial professional who is widely acknowledged as an award-winning industry leading expert for his contributions to the investment community over the past two decades.
After earning a B.Comm in Economics and Finance from McGill University with first class Honours, Nick joined Investor's Group, one of the country’s largest asset management firms, where he consistently ranked as a top professional and received numerous awards of distinction.
During his tenure at his predecessor firm, Nick also obtained significant management experience as a Division Director serving in that capacity for several years. In 2015, he joined Richardson GMP, a leading independent wealth advisory firm in Canada, in order to provide the discerning clients and families serviced by Bakish Wealth with a more comprehensive suite of alternative investment opportunities along with Family Office services.
Nick has always distinguished himself as someone who is tirelessly devoted to excellence in advanced financial proficiency. The pursuit of this passion led him to having earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, recognized as the gold standard for the global investment industry, along with the Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Financial Planner (Pl. Fin.), and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designations.
As a prominent member of Montreal’s business community and someone that believes firmly in the importance of making a positive social impact, he dedicates much of his time to several causes that are close to his heart. He is past President of the Sierra Club Foundation, a member of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and Tiger21.