Simon Paquin, D.E.S.S., BBA, CIM®

Portfolio Manager, Wealth Manager

T 450-223-1569

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Languages: French, English


  • Paquin has been with Desjardins for 20 years, 12 of them at Desjardins Securities.
  • He holds a graduate diploma in finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal.
  • He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the Université du Québec à Montréal.
  • He is a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®)

Mr. Paquin's clients and partners appreciate his eye for detail, his passion for his work and his familiarity with various aspects of wealth management.

Finalist for the 2021 "IIAC Top Under 40" award from the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIROC).

Simon is in charge of his team's business development and investor relations. He is also responsible for the investment team and is involved in various philanthropic events.

Simon Paquin Team


Our mission is to support our clients and give them peace of mind. Helping them achieve their goals is what we do every day, because it's our passion.

Guiding our clients' children to ensure the sustainability of their wealth is also an integral part of our mission.

Investment Philosophy

Based on a simple approach, our goal is to add value in our portfolios by ensuring that we control risk and optimize our long-term returns based on our clients' profile.

What sets us apart

Our team is known for its rigorous follow-ups and the reliability and quality that only high-end service can provide. Our comprehensive service offer gives our clients turnkey solutions that lower their tax bill and optimize their wealth.
We're proud Desjardins ambassadors, and we decided to get involved in our community to make a difference. Overall development is one of our top priorities, and we strongly believe in the link between sports and academic performance. That's why we support the following organizations:

  • Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation
  • Bromont’s Skil Club
  • La Maison Victor Gadbois
  • Otterburn Boating Club


Our accessibility is our priority.

Thoroughness: We take your responsibilities very seriously. Each of your requests is handled with thoroughness, objectivity and diligence.

Transparency: We maintain healthy and lasting relationships with our clients. That's why we communicate with you openly and clearly.

Commitment: We're dedicated to meeting your needs and providing you with quality service that exceeds your expectations.

Our approach is based on simplicity and listening: We make sure our processes, approaches and solutions make your life easier.

Biographies of my colleagues

  • Mélanie Rousselle, MBA, BBA

    Wealth Management Associate

    Languages: French, English

    • Joined Desjardins Securities in 2024 after 17 years as a human resources executive for various large organizations
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UQAM School of Management
    • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from UQAM School of Management


    Her attention to detail, organizational skills, priorities and previous experiences make her an important resource for clients and our team. She closely and professionally monitors the Simon Paquin Team's clients.

    Mélanie's role on the team is to support the wealth manager and to optimize processes and procedures as well as the administrative component of operations. She is also in charge of communications and event coordination for the team.

  • Alain Chevalier, MBA, F. Pl

    Business Transfer Coach

    Languages: French, English

    Collaborator | Desjardins Securities Inc.

    Alain Chevalier has over 45 years of experience in the banking industry. He has held different positions within companies involved in financial planning and advisory services.

    By drawing on a coaching approach, he has been able to give a human dimension to his financial planning knowledge, and he has supported more than 1,000 business owners reflect on and carry out their plans to transfer or sell their business. Positioning himself as a coach, he works to ensure that all parties involved can collaborate to achieve a common goal.

  • Patricia Girard,

    Financial Planner

    Languages: French

    Collaborator | Desjardins Trust Inc.

    Patricia Girard has a bachelor's degree in international politics from the University of Ottawa. She has also completed financial planning training in the management sciences department at UQAM as well as several courses offered as part of the master's program in taxation at Université de Sherbrooke. After serving as a regional financial planner and manager of retirement investment development for a financial institution, she now supports Desjardins Securities' high and very-high net worth clients, whose complex situations require extensive research, in a partnership with the firm's wealth managers.

  • Équipe de notaires,

    Languages: French, English

    Collaborators | Desjardins Wealth Management


    Anne-Marie Fournier is a financial planner and notary. She currently serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Geneviève Forest is a notary and serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Geneviève D'Amours, who has been a notary since 2009, serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Amandine Bourillon has completed studies in notarial law in both France and Quebec and is a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    André Auclair is a notary and serves as a senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.



    Catherine Beauchamp is a notary and is currently a team leader and senior estate planning advisor at Desjardins Wealth Management.

  • Claude Desautels, R.L.U., F. Pl

    Financial Security Advisor

    Languages: French, English

    Collaborators | Desjardins Securities Financial services inc.

    Claude has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including several years with Desjardins Securities Financial Services. He holds a degree from HEC Montréal in business management and Université Laval in financial planning. As a financial security advisor, he's also a certified financial planner and life and health insurer. Early on, he focused his professional practice on identifying the financial needs of high-net-worth clients and mastering the tools to solve estate problems. 

  • Équipe de conseillers principaux en fiscalité,

    Languages: French, English

    Collaborators | Wealth Management

    Jérôme Dostie-Bourgault

    A lawyer by trade for over 10 years, Jérôme specialized in international taxation with a global professional services firm. He quickly turned his attention to individuals facing challenges abroad—particularly in the United States—whether in business or not.

    Mathieu Pelletier

    Mathieu has a master's degree in taxation and has been working as a tax specialist since 2016 after many years as a financial planner at Desjardins. As a tax specialist, Mathieu has helped business owners with every aspect of their business journey, from the earliest stages to the end of their career, including the sale or transfer of their business.

    Stéphane Thibault

    Stéphane is a chartered professional accountant with a master's degree in tax law. Over the last 15 years, he's gained solid expertise in Canadian and Quebec taxation. He developed in-depth knowledge of tax rules for individuals and businesses, as well as investment, savings and retirement vehicles.


Desjardins Securities at Brossard

Quartier DIX30 - Le Square
9120, boul. Leduc, bureau 205
Brossard (Québec) J4Y 0L3

450-671-6788 Toll-free : 1-888-883-4588Fax : 450-671-6280

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