Executive Management Team

Marc Ruttenberg

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Marc Ruttenberg is the founder of Paramount, and has worked in the financial services industry for the past 35 years. He is an expert in alternative lending, adjudication, origination, risk analysis, mortgage services and fund management. He has managed large organizations with annual sales in excess of $250MM and large operating budgets...

Brad Burdon

Sr. Vice President Real Estate Development

Brad Burdon is President of Paramount Alternative Capital Corporation, an affiliate of Paramount Equity Financial Corporation (PEFC), and oversees all real estate development at PEFC. He is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years in the finance industry, including experience in all aspects of business development...

François Collat

Chief Financial Officer

François Collat is the Chief Financial Officer at Paramount Equity Financial Corporation and came to PEFC after an extensive search, with a wealth of experience working in senior finance roles for both Institutional Banking and Public Corporations since 1997. Prior to joining PEFC, François ran his own consulting business, working with large financial...

Noeline Ruttenberg

Vice President – Mortgage Administration

Noeline Ruttenberg is a licensed Mortgage Administrator though FSCO. She graduated college with an Information & Technology degree, and worked as an IT Support Specialist with TranzRail, the largest railway system provider in New Zealand. She was later recruited by Ericsson NZ, where she acted in a leadership role in their IT department...

Matthew Laverty

Vice President – Sales & Strategy

Matthew Laverty is an industry veteran with 21 years of experience, including senior management roles with CIBC, GMAC, and Citi, both in a regional and national capacity. He has a background in strategic planning, business development, turn-around strategies, budget-planning, cost management, recruitment, and sales management...