Northstar Investment Management

Employing our knowledge, experience, and integrity to help improve our clients' financial lives.

About Us

Northstar Investment Management is located in beautiful Marquette, MI. Douglas J. LaBar opened the independent firm in 2003 and has accumulated over 30 years of experience working in the industry.

We specialize in serving high net worth families, entrepreneurs, and their businesses. Each portfolio we build is custom-tailored to the individual client’s goals, needs, and risk preferences. The Northstar team strives to set the standard for customer service.

Learn about Our Investing Process and Retirement Solutions

Meet the Team


Douglas J. LaBar

Financial Advisor

Douglas J. LaBar, Northstar Investment Management's founder, graduated from Central Michigan University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administrations. After 7 years of working in banking, Douglas joined E.F. Hutton as a Financial Consultant in 1983. Today he works as a Financial Consultant/Investment Professional with Commonwealth Financial Network. Outside of work Douglas enjoys mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and fishing.


Daniel D. LaBar

Financial Advisor

Interested in the stock market from a young age, Daniel D. LaBar started working at Northstar Investment Management as an intern in 2006, and continued employment while attending Grand Valley State University. Daniel Earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Finance at GVSU's Seidman College of Business. He is Series 7 and 66 licensed, and passed the CFA Level I exam. In his free time Daniel enjoys making music, hiking and mountain biking.


Zachary R. Sturdy

Financial Advisor

Zachary R. Sturdy Licensed Assistant Zachary joined Northstar in 2016 as a research assistant. Prior to Northstar, he spent a year in commercial lending serving small businesses. He graduated with honors from Northern Michigan University’s Cisler College of Business, earning a B.S. in Finance and Risk Management. At NMU, he served a term as President of the Student Managed Investment Fund. He is Series 7 and 66 licensed. Outside of the office Zachary enjoys playing golf, staying fit, and exploring new books, places, and recipes.

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Contact Us

307 S. Front Street, Suite 107
Marquette, MI 49855

Local: 906-226-6056
Toll Free: 888-808-4647

Fax: 906-226-6156


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