Mark Porretta, CIM

Vice-President, Portfolio Manager & Wealth Advisor

905-764-5258 | Email me

Mark joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2003 and founded The Porretta Group of RBC Dominion Securities. He leads all investment strategy and directs all portfolio management for his clients. As a Portfolio Manager and Wealth Advisor, Mark is responsible for ensuring that each and every client family’s financial situation is not only custom-tailored to their needs but is organized and on track.

Mark employs a disciplined investment process that is centered on risk management and realistic goals. With his extensive portfolio management experience, he offers his clients a methodical approach for protecting and growing wealth.

He believes that to truly achieve any goal you need to start with a plan and have the proper tools and resources to see that plan through over time. Mark guides and manages his clients’ wealth like it was his own. He is a trusted advisor who never forgets that respect, integrity and hard work are the cornerstones of a great professional partner.

Mark holds a degree in economics from York University and the professional designation of Canadian Investment Manager (CIM). He is a qualified Portfolio Manager and Wealth Advisor, and has obtained an options and derivatives licence and insurance licence. Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing hockey and golf and staying fit. He is also a car enthusiast.

Theresa Bruno

Associate Wealth Advisor

905-764-1345 | Email me

Theresa began her career with RBC Royal Bank in 2004 and joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2007. She has completed the Canadian Securities Course and earned the Investment Representative licence. She prides herself on the care, consideration and service she provides to clients.

As an Associate Wealth Advisor, Theresa is the bridge between our comprehensive wealth management resources and our clients. She is responsible for all the ongoing, day-to-day administrative functions, including documentation for new/existing accounts, bank wires, RRIF payments, RRSP withdrawals, quarterly statements inquiries, tax package information, online access and other administrative matters. She also provides support to Mark in the day-to-day management of clients’ portfolios and affairs.

Theresa is a key contact on the team. With her extensive experience and her knowledge of wealth management, you can be confident that she will guide you in the right direction and get answers to your questions. Married with two children, Theresa enjoys spending time with her family, following the Blue Jays and watercolour painting.

Eric Hoey

Investment Associate

905-764-5847 | Email me

Eric began his career with RBC Dominion securities in 2017. He has completed the Canadian Securities Course and earned the Investment Representative license. Eric prides himself on loyalty, trust and discipline needed to build and maintain strong relationships with clients.

As an Associate, Eric assists the team with portfolio management, analysis and client communication. He is responsible for monitoring and communicating our portfolio and market performance, including our customized quarterly reporting and annual tax packages. Eric provides technical knowledge and develops future strategies with Mark and external resources in order to provide best-in-class products and solutions for our clients. Eric also assists Theresa with various administrative tasks and day-to-day operations.

With his discipline and diligence, you can rest assured Eric will strive to make sure that all of your needs are met. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management from Brock University and is an avid golfer and hockey player. Eric is also involved with the Special Olympics, coaching in Newmarket for the past several years.

Our Extended Team


Penny Forbes, CPA, CA, CFP

Financial Planning Specialist, RBC Wealth Management


Robyn Solnik, LL.B, TEP

Vice-President & Business Owner Specialist, RBC Wealth Management


Abby Kassar, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

Vice-President, High Net Worth Planning Services, RBC Wealth Management


Joel Cuperfain, CLU, BA, LL.B, LL.M, TEP

Vice-President & Estate Planning Specialist, RBC Wealth Management Financial Services Inc.


Ariel-Charles Guigui, B. Admin, LL.B, TEP

Vice-President & Will & Estate Consultant, RBC Wealth Management


Varsha Parray

Premier Banking Advisor, RBC Royal Bank


Chandna Kamal

Premier Banking Advisor, RBC Royal Bank