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Dave Paterson

Dave Paterson joined Empire Life in 2019. He is responsible for the management of Empire Life Multi-Strategy GIFs, a suite of segregated funds1 which provide exposure to exchange traded funds (ETFs) and actively managed investments from third party managers. 

Most recently, Dave was Director, Public Markets Research & Analytics at a registered portfolio management firm where he was responsible for the sourcing, evaluation, and ongoing monitoring of investment products. In addition, he was also a Portfolio Manager, managing portfolios and a fund-of-fund portfolio program for registered third-party dealers. 

Since 1994, Dave has specialized in investment fund research and performing ongoing analysis on thousands of mutual funds and exchange traded funds. He produced a monthly “Investment Fund Ranking” report, a quarterly “Mutual Funds Focus List” and an “ETF Focus List” report. Dave has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.