Large Brokerage | Brokers Trust Insurance Group

April 29, 2024

Brokers Trust Insurance Group was founded in 1963. They’re headquartered in Vaughan and have over 140 staff between their four offices. 


After rebranding in 2019, they focused on expansion, opening partner offices in London, Mississauga and Ottawa between 2020–2022. Now turning focus to internal growth with innovative automation and heightened investment on internal talent. The team recently announced the launch of an in-house dedicated Brokers Trust claims team that operates 24/7 to ensure they are delivering premier service to their clients. 

Brokers Trust values giving back to the community, including The Brokers Trust Award, which is given annually to an incoming female MBA student majoring in Accounting or Finance. They participate in career fairs and community events and have a newly launched Brokers Trust Community Project where they dedicate 60 days to charitable causes in honour of their 60 years in business. 


Bruno Bertolin 
Fred Giansante 
Larry Scenna 
Mario Giansante 

Leadership Team 

Dave Bertolin—Managing Director & Principal Broker
Pina Memme—Personal Lines Manager & Director 
Liliana DaSilva-Pento—Personal Lines Renewal Remarket Manager 
David Vescio—VP, Finance 
Nada Elbard—VP, Business Development 
Steven Cameron—Head of Claims 
Stefania Zavaglia—Marketing Manager & Director  
Sandra DiLecce—Commercial Insurance Manager 

Fast Facts 

  • 94–96% client retention rate 
  • Average tenure of team members is 10+ years with one on the cusp of 50 years 

Charity of Choice 

Million Dollar Smiles—a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and resources to children facing serious illnesses or adversity. Through various initiatives and programs, they aim to bring joy, comfort and hope to children and their families. Together with Million Dollar Smiles, Brokers Trust will be working to build a playground for a terminally ill child to uplift their spirit and brighten their day during what must be an extremely difficult and challenging time.

View the full slate of 2023 Awards of Excellence Winners

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