Senior Vice President and Investment Advisor
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Bruce Kennedy is a leader of the Canadian investment industry with more than 55 years of experience and a reputation for exceptional service, honesty, global perspective, and an impressive track record. At the Mackie Wealth Group, he advises a very loyal and long-standing clientele of mature, high net worth investors with a focus on preserving wealth, building portfolios that generate reliable income streams for retirement, and helping to plan meaningful legacies.
Bruce’s distinguished career began at the Toronto Stock Exchange in 1956. He joined Gairdner and Company in 1957 and worked as Branch Manager in Ottawa and St. Catharines, transferred to their Calgary and Vancouver offices, and was National Sales Manager until 1973 when the firm merged with Walwyn Stodgell Cochran Murray Ltd. Bruce then moved to Calgary to open the global brokerage boutique Moss Lawson and Company Ltd., where he served as Executive VP and Director, responsible for Western Canada and the Pacific Rim. After 17 years, Bruce joined First Marathon Securities in 1989 as an Investment Advisor and then joined National Bank briefly before teaming up with Jamie Mackie to form J.F. Mackie & Company, where he was a Partner for a decade. Bruce left to join Macquarie Private Wealth in 2011, which was acquired by Richardson GMP in 2013.
Through his esteemed career, Bruce has served as Chairman of the Board of the Alberta Stock Exchange, Chairman of the Financial Liaison Committee of the Independent Petroleum Association of Canada, Director of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada, and Governor of the Canadian Securities Institute.