Ajax, Ontario

Poliarco is consistent honours student

By Ted Alcuitas

McMaster University’s highest distinction for a student – Summa Cum Laude, went to Justinne Poliarco of Ajax, Ontario.

Poliarco graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Major in Finance from the university’s De Groote School of Business located in Hamilton, Ontario.

The eldest son of Ceasar and Elvie Poliarco, he has been in the Dean’s Honours List achieving a seasonal grade point average over 9.5 (out of 12.0) for the school year 2012-2013 and 2013-2014.

He won First Place in the Stock Market Competition of De Groote Finance Association in
January 2014.

He was an Investment Banking Summer Analyst for CIBC World Markets in Toronto and a Private Equity Analyst Intern for Highland Creek Partners LLC, also in Toronto.

He is a member of  the Association of Canadian Intercollegiate Investment Clubs (ACIIC).

While in university he  traded Canadian and US stocks and options with a $500,000 simulated fund returning 66% within seven weeks of trading.

An avid sportsman, Poliarco plays soccer, squash, road cycling and mountain biking and is a Triathlon athlete.

His mother Elvie is the Founding President of the  Filipino-Canadian Heritage Resource of Durham, Ontario and Managing Director at Infinite Ventures Capital Inc.

Dad Ceasar, Justin and mom Evie. (FB)

Dad Ceasar, Justin and mom Elvie. (FB)