Bruton Investment Group

Part of National Bank Financial
Trusted advisors for life's most important decisions

Supporting the Institutional Investment Process

Our treasury advisory & investment management team is dedicated to providing municipalities, institutions, foundations, endowments, and other organizations with the best tools, products, and guidance.  We always focus on the needs of our clients, safeguarding their interests above all else.   We may provide detailed, specific guidance based on your organization's unique situation, and work collaboratively alongside your treasury officials to achieve the best results.  Our goal is to help increase risk-adjusted returns for treasury monies while they are waiting to be deployed.  Our advisory team has experience with government bodies, major banks, pension funds, and industry leaders.  We are committed to understanding your unique situation, and supporting your organizational goals.  We also offer brokerage services with very competitive institutional pricing.

Book An Expert Consultation 

Our team is well aware that knowing the landscape in a challenging environment is crucial to reaching our clients’ goals.  We've been innovating for over two decades, which has given us the knowledge, expertise and process to quickly start and support new client relationships well. No matter your situation, our team consistently provides value through our expert advice and strategies, custom institutional product development, and a full range of investment products and related services addressing the short, medium and long-term goals of our clients.

We would be proud to help your team by delivering timely expert advice. Contact us to arrange a no-cost, no-obligation, individualized consultation, covering any questions or topics you'd like to discuss. We can talk over the phone, via Skype or email, or in person - whatever is easiest for you. 


Designed for Institutions, Foundations, & Corporations


  • Expertise: specialized treasury advisory team;
  • Competitive Pricing: economies of scale and pooling of monies help us pass on the savings to you;
  • Broad investment shelf: access to a very wide selection of investments thanks to our partnerships;
  • Security: peace of mind comes with domestic systematically important bank backing;
  • Reputation: Top-ranked fixed income house support, award-winning structured products group, and decades of stewardship of our clients' best interests;
  • Service: Robust client support & reporting; and
  • Customized Investment Products: We are proud to offer products tailored to your organizations timeline and risk preference, in addition to access to a wide selection of existing product



As part of National Bank Financial, the Bruton Investment Group has the right platform and partner to deliver what municipalities and institutions across the country demand –an investment industry leader and innovator with major bank backing.  Our award-winning structured products group has received industry recognition and has >$11 B in structured product issuance and has been recognized as “Best House of the Year, Canada” and for “Best Product Performance” by the Americas Structured Product Awards.

The Bruton Investment Group is proud to serve institutional clients with 2 Billion in assets under administration (AUA). We have helped our clients achieve their goals in challenging markets over the last 20 years. We understand the need for municipalities and institutions to preserve capital, maximize risk-adjusted return, and maintain liquidity.  Our team has decades of experience in treasury and investment management. We’ve set ourselves apart by consistently providing high value, excellence in service, and strong risk-adjusted returns.  As a team, we maintain strong relationships with the fixed income and structured products desks of all the major investment broker /dealers in Canada.  This allows us the ability to create tailored investment solutions across several issuers to address very specific goals and needs.

Honours and Distinctions 

Richard Bruton was recognized by the federal and provincial governments for his contributions to the community. He received multiple commendations, and was the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

2022 Awards of Excellence - Richard Bruton, Best Asset Growth - Toronto

2021 Awards of Excellence - Richard Bruton, Best Asset Growth - Toronto

Our advice, support and dedication are greatly appreciated by all of our clients.

Indeed, you can always count on:

  • our commitment to you and the achievement of your goals
  • our innovative approach, whatever the service
  • our integrity
  • our professionalism
  • transparency regarding our remuneration

Contact us

Mailing Address:

Bruton Investment Group, National Bank Financial

130 King Street West The Exchange Tower, Suite 3200

Toronto, ON, M5X1J9

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