Dion Farentino

RBC Private Banking

Regional Vice President, RBC Private Banking
Ontario North and East

Dion is regional vice president of Private Banking for Ontario North and East. He leads a team of private bankers who provide multifaceted wealth strategies for high-net-worth clients, their families and their businesses.

Dion has been in the commercial finance industry for over 30 years and has extensive experience in small ticket, mid-ticket and large ticket commercial and consumer financing programs.

Prior to joining RBC in 2010, he held a number of leadership positions with companies such as MCAP Leasing, GE Capital and Ryder System Inc.

At RBC, Dion most recently led a specialized team responsible for all health care professionals in the Southwestern Ontario market. This included Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, Canadian Dental Association and Optometrist Association of Ontario.

Active in the community, Dion served on the Milton Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee and was the host and sponsor of the sports celebrity gala for many years. He’s held membership in a variety of industry specific associations within Canada for the transportation, construction and manufacturing and industrial market, including the Ontario Trucking Association, Private Motor Truck Council and the Canadian Finance and Lease Association.

Dion has an honours degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from Athabasca University.