x
Your preference has been saved. Remove your saved preference.
You must supply both a username and a password to login.
You must supply a username, password and token to login.
Sign on
Passport secured login icon  
 
Wealth Management
Asset Management
Asset Servicing
Insights & Research
About Northern Trust
Search go
Click to close drop down menu.
 
Click to close drop down menu.
Financial Intermediary
Learn about asset management solutions designed for Retirement Plan Advisors, TAMPs/Outsourcing Providers, Subadvisory Program Sponsors, RIAs/Financial Advisors and Trust Institutions.
Institutional
Learn about asset management solutions including: global index management, active equity and fixed income, target retirement date funds, and manager of manager programs.
Individual
Get answers to your investment challenges with asset management capabilities including alternatives, exchange traded funds, fixed income, mutual funds and tax-advantaged equity.
Click to close drop down menu.
 
Northern Trust Logo
 

Investment Solutions

 
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
.

Customized Programs Matching Your Objectives

Northern Trust's goal is to be a trusted advisor who understands our client's underlying needs. We recognize each of our clients has a unique investment objective and risk tolerance. As our client needs evolve, reflecting the market and regulatory environment changes, our investment philosophy has adapted. While we continue offering competitive single asset class products and strategies, we see a trend in client requests for integrated investment solutions including investment management in other investment services such as securities lending and transition management.

Northern Trust's broad array of index, quantitative, active and manager-of-manager products combined with our world class asset servicing capabilities allows Northern to develop and implement customized investment solutions ranging from Liability Driven Investing, Portable Alpha, Socially Responsible Investing and Alternatives.

David Lester

David Lester

Vice President
person icon
View Profile
.
1-866-791-7396
.
Hide Profile
David Lester

David Lester

Vice President
 

David Lester is a Vice President at Northern Trust Global Advisors. Based in the Toronto office, David leads the asset management sales effort at Northern Trust in Canada. With a focus on providing innovative investment and outsourcing solutions to the marketplace, David will be working closely with pension plan sponsors, charitable organizations, and other institutional investors. David started his investment career in 1996 with a retail mutual fund company. Prior to joining Northern Trust, David spent 12 years at SEI, most recently as the Director of National Accounts where he lead the firm’s institutional sales and marketing efforts.

David has authored a range of articles on pension-related topics in addition to speaking at industry conferences. He is a past chair of the Ontario Regional Council of the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute and is a member of the Toronto CFA Society.

David holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University where he was awarded the British Association Medal for Great Distinction. David graduated from INSEAD in Fontainebleau France with distinction, where he received a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Point of View
Investment insights, trend analysis and timely commentary from our investment experts.
.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
.


Northern Trust Corporation. Head Office: 50 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A. Incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Products and services provided by subsidiaries of Northern Trust Corporation may vary in different markets and are offered in accordance with local regulation. For more information, read our legal and regulatory information about individual market offices.