Jonathan Popper, CIM

Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager

Jonathan Popper is a senior managing director and senior portfolio manager for Manulife Investment Management’s Value Equity team. The team has won numerous investment awards and accolades over the past 20 years. The Value Equity team manages multiple strategies for institutional and retail clients, including Canadian All Cap Equity, Canadian Large Cap Value Equity, Canadian Focused Equity, Dividend Income, U.S. Dividend, Canadian Balanced, U.S. Balanced and Global Balanced. Jonathan previously worked as part of the North American High Yield Investment Team. Prior to joining Manulife Investment Management, Jonathan worked with CIBC Investment Services and CIBC Wood Gundy. Jonathan holds the Canadian Investment Manager designation and the Fellow of The Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) Designation.

Education: University of Western Ontario, BA, 1991; York University, MA, 1992; York University, MBA, 1998

Joined Company: 1999

Began Career: 1995 


1 On April 20, 2018, the Manulife Preferred Income Class merged into the Manulife Dividend Income Class. 2 Formerly Manulife Canadian Focused Class 3 Formerly Manulife Canadian Focused Fund 4 On April 20, 2018, the Manulife U.S. Dividend Income Registered Fund merged into the Manulife U.S. Dividend Income Fund. 5 On May 25, 2018, the Manulife Unhedged U.S. Monthly High Income Fund merged into the Manulife U.S. Monthly High Income Fund. 6 On May 25, 2018 the Manulife Conservative Income Fund merged into the Manulife Yield Opportunities Fund.  

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