Toronto, ON | Rossa O’Reilly was a Managing Director, Institutional Equity Research at CIBC World Markets for 26 years (1984-2010) and a Vice President and Director of Dominion Securities (predecessor firm to RBC Capital Markets) for 14 years (1971-1984). He has 40 years of experience analyzing publicly traded equities in the real estate, conglomerate and transportation sectors and developing stock market strategy. He is a past board member and chairman of the CFA Institute and a past trustee of the CFA Institute’s Research Foundation.
He has also been a member of the CICA’s Accounting Standards Committee (1985-1988) and is a past president of CFA Society Toronto (1984) and member of the society’s board of directors (1982-1988 and 2009-2012). He has been editor of The Analyst, CFA Society’s quarterly magazine (2009-2012) and is a frequent contributor to this and other periodicals. He has contributed to curriculum texts for the CFA Institute on industry and company analysis, real estate and REIT analysis and the structure and functions of the investment industry and he has been a frequent speaker at conferences and on television. He holds an MA in Mathematics and Economics from Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.