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Riaz Hashmi

Vice President - RBC Hospitality Markets| RBC Royal Bank

As the Vice President of Hospitality Markets, Riaz Hashmi heads the hospitality industry portfolio for RBC Commercial Markets, building successful relationships with leading Canadian & US hotel owners.

Over his 30-year professional banking career, Riaz has had experience with a number of financial institutions in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. During his career Riaz has held various positions in Personal, Commercial & International Banking, Wealth Management, Foreign Exchange, International Banking and Commercial Real Estate.

Since joining RBC Hospitality Markets Riaz has specialized in new hotel construction loans across Canada. His responsibilities also include providing operating financing for stabilized hotels to bridge cash flow during off peak periods, cash management services and hotel operating & deposit accounts.

Riaz is presently based at the RBC office in Burlington, Ontario.