Gerald Connor founded Cumberland together with three other partners in 1997. He remains Chairman and is still active in an investment management role and has responsibility for managing a significant base of clients to which he brings over 40 years of investment experience.
He is also a director and portfolio manager at Cumberland Associates Investment Counsel Inc., Cumberland’s affiliate. Prior to Cumberland, Mr. Connor was a founding partner of Connor, Clark & Company, Connor Clark &; Lunn, and 20/20 Investment Management, which collectively managed over $16 billion for high-net-worth clients, pension plans and mutual funds.
Before that, he managed discretionary funds at Baker Weeks of Canada and headed the Canadian operations of Francis I. DuPont and Co. Mr. Connor was a director of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Foundation in Toronto for 14 years, and director of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for 2 years.