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Richard Pilosof

Principal, Chief Executive Officer
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Richard Pilosof is a founding partner and the Chief Executive Officer of RPIA, one of the largest alternative asset management firms in Canada.

Prior to founding RPIA, Richard spent over 25 years with RBC Capital Markets where he served as Managing Director and Head of Global Debt Markets. Richard was also responsible for developing and building RBC’s international capital markets platform, now with significant operations in London, Hong Kong, Sydney, and New York.

Richard is an active community volunteer, serving as a Director on the Mt. Sinai Hospital Board, where he has previously served as Co-Chair and Campaign Chair for the Sinai Health Foundation in addition to being a member of the Philanthropy Executive Council, the Stewardship Council, and the Gift Acceptance Committee. He is currently a board member of the Ontario Junior Hockey League Foundation and was previously the President of the Pickering Panthers Junior A Hockey Club.

Richard holds a BA in Finance from Coastal Carolina University.

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Videos featuring Richard Pilosof

A Conversation with the CEO
Q1 2021 Market Update
March 2021

For our Q1 2021 Market Update, Richard Pilosof sits down with Liam O'Sullivan to share how he has managed the business during Covid-19 and work-from-home orders and what he has learned. They also discuss the current state of the market and what the outlook is moving forward. 

Video transcript available upon request



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