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Patrick Mcentyre

Managing Director, Electronic Trading & Services
National Bank Financial


Patrick is Managing Director of NBF’s Electronic Trading & Services, offering DEA and algorithmic trading as well as ETF, equity derivatives, and Portfolio Trading to institutional clients. He has over 20 years of trading experience. 


Prior to NBF, he was with ITG Canada as a Director in their electronic brokerage group and headed up their Commission Management Services. He spent his formative years in Montreal at boutique global investment dealer Pavilion Global Markets where, as the Head of North American Equity Trading, he was instrumental in developing their portfolio trading capabilities in both Canada and the U.S. 


He has been actively involved in shaping the Canadian regulatory environment through regular participation in industry comment letters and contributions to advisory committees like MSAC, MRAC, and the CSTA’s Trading Issues Committee. He is a sitting member of NBF’s Liquidity Review Committee, which is mandated to ensure that NBF duly meets its Best Execution obligations. 


Patrick is a CFA and went to most of his classes at the University of Western Ontario.