Senior Managing Director | RBC Capital Markets
Marcos Torres – Biography
Marcos Torres is a senior Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets (RBC) and Head of the firm's Media investment banking practice. Mr. Torres started his investment banking career at J.P. Morgan, almost 20 years ago, and joined RBC in 2012.
During his 20-year investment banking career, Marcos has become a trusted adviser and top financier to many public and private company CEOs in the media industry. He works closely with media industry executive management teams and Board of Directors to accomplish their strategic and financing goals. Marcos has been fortunate to have worked on many industry-transforming transactions, including Sinclair / Tribune (announced/pending), Meredith / Time Inc., Nexstar / Media General, Comcast / NBC Universal, Live Nation / Ticketmaster, and Cumulus Media / Citadel.
At RBC, Mr. Torres is very involved in business and people management. He is a member of the firm's U.S. Investment Banking Management Committee, Diversity Leadership Council, Donations Committee, and Talent Advisory Council. Additionally, Mr. Torres invests an enormous amount of time giving back to his community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of three prominent national non-profit organizations – Hispanic Federation, Council of Urban Professionals, and Latino Donor Collaborative.
As one of six children, Marcos experienced a very challenging childhood, including losing both his parents at a very young age, poverty and homelessness. It is in large part because of his incredibly challenging and humbling childhood experiences that Marcos remains vigilantly focused on making positive and impactful contributions to his community, including serving as a role model to underprivileged young people.
Mr. Torres has been recognized as one of America's young and emerging leaders, given his professional accomplishments and contributions to his community. Among other recognitions, Mr. Torres is proud to have been featured in Hispanic Executive magazine, selected as a Catalyst by the Council of Urban Professionals, and awarded Ballet Hispanico's 2018 Civic Inspiration Award.
Mr. Torres graduated from Fordham University, where he studied business, political science, and philosophy.
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