Business Owner Specialist
As a Business Owner Specialist, Mark works with Jay to explore the tax, estate, succession and retirement planning issues you encounter as a business owner.
Prior to joining RBC, Mark spent over 14 years in the Private Company Services tax group of a Big 4 accounting firm in Toronto. Acting as a trusted business advisor for Ultra High Net Worth families, Mark was responsible for the creation and implementation of effective strategies for wealth preservation and accumulation in the context of tax, estate and succession planning for owner-managers of private companies, senior executives of public companies and professional athletes.
Mark is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, and a Trust and Estate Practitioner. He has completed the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Advance Certificate in Family Business Advising, all three levels of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course, as well as the Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner-Managed Business Course and the Corporate Reorganizations Course. Mark has served as Chair of the Board of Evaluators for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and Treasurer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Ontario. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from Queen’s University.
Estate Planning Specialist
Tracey has been able to deliver on this promise for 20 years because she has the strongest client relationships in the business. She plays a leadership role on the longest-serving team of Estate Planning Specialists in any bank-owned rm in Canada - a team recognized by a leading life insurer as the top insurance professionals in the country. For racey, the strongest relationships are made possible only through profound focus on her core purpose: To enhance the lives of our client families forever, by helping them have the choices that only nancial security can bring.
Comprehensive Insurance Planning
Through a variety of life insurance, annuity, and living benets products, Tracey works closely with your advisor to employ creative, tax-exempt strategies that protect wealth and increase net worth. For especially complex situations, she brings in advisors from other appropriate disciplines. She also structures insurance contracts to ensure wealth is transferred to heirs in accordance with client wishes. To help her clients receive the highest-quality, most cost-effective insurance solutions, Tracey evaluates various offerings from Canada’s top-ranked insurance providers. Dedicated to continual learning, Tracey has obtained the Certied Financial Planner (CFP) designation and the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation. Tracey is also a member of Advocis - the Financial Advisors Association of Canada, the oldest and largest voluntary professional
Will & Estate Consultant
Ariel graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Business Administration in 1992 and from the Faculty of Law in 1994 where he served on the editorial board of the Law Review. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1996. Prior to joining RBC, Ariel spent 5 year teaching Real Estate Law and Estate Law at La Cit Collegiale in Ottawa. For the previous 12 years, Ariel held several positions at a major trust company, culminating in the role of Trust Manager.
Ariel is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada, and the Society of Trust and Estate Practicioners. His significan practical experience in estate planning and administration allows him to offer valuable guidance during the creation of your estate plan.