John Exler, CFP®, CIM

Vice-President & Portfolio Manager

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John's specialty is building income based portfolios to help clients achieve their long term financial goals. His focus is on your future through tax, estate and financial planning strategies to help you make informed decisions as you move through your life. He is dedicated to ensuring your investment experience is the best possible, through rigorous client discovery, strategic plan execution and ongoing monitoring and updating. John is a strong believer in continuous learning having completed his Business Administration, CFP and CIM, and has also achieved his Associate Portfolio Manager Designation.

John and his family have enjoyed living in the Newmarket and Aurora communities for over 25 years. Activities he has participated in include coaching minor league hockey and baseball, and volunteering at local gymnastic events. In the past John was a member of the board for York Region Abuse Program, the York Region Community Foundation and for the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce. In his leisure time, John enjoys family vacations, golf and boating. He also speaks fluent Dutch.


Eileen Vardon, PFP

Associate Wealth Advisor

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As the teams’ Associate Wealth Advisor & Financial Planner Eileen brings more than 25 years of RBC financial advice experience to her role at RBC Dominion Securities. She works with John to perform client discovery, strategic plan execution and ongoing monitoring and updating. She began her career RBC Royal Bank in 1992 and has worked in various capacities. Clients can attest to the extremely high level of service they receive and have grown to expect. 


A believer in giving back to the community, Eileen has volunteered with numerous charitable organizations including 100 Women Who Care, Belinda's Place of Newmarket, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Eileen & her family have been long time Aurora residents. In her spare time, she enjoys golf, skiing, gardening and trips to the sun, and warm afternoons on the dock.

Karima Martin

Associate Investment Advisor

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Karima brings a wealth of experience to the team including 20 years in the insurance/investment industry. She graduated with Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. In addition, she has completed a wide range of courses including the Canadian Securities Course, Wealth Management Essentials and most recently obtained her Certificate in Retirement Strategy. She is working towards obtaining her Options license. She is fully licensed with the Ontario Securities Commission and Investment Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

Karima lives in Newmarket with her husband Bill. She enjoys traveling, cycling, painting and spending time with her family.