Raised in Boston, Massachusetts and practicing Shaolin martial art as a youngster in a family owned school, Vinny achieved a high level of expertise in martial art techniques and disciplines. Vinny went on to earn a Master in Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Southern California, graduating in the top 5% of his class and received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University, graduating Cum Laude in 1979. He currently lives in Palos Verdes Estates, CA, and enjoys golf, traveling and spending time with his wife Karen and their two sons.
At the helm of the Peninsula Capital Investment Group, Vincent has over 38 years of industry experience with credentials, training, specialized knowledge, tools and accessibility to information that very few people have. His background, discipline and instincts have allowed him to help clients navigate through virtually every market environment. Over the span of a long illustrious career, he has helped and earned the trust and respect of clients with a wide range of asset levels and complexities including foundations, municipalities, public corporations and high net worth individuals. At RBC, Mr. Woo has been consistently awarded annual membership to the firm’s President’s Council, which recognizes top performers and valued advisors to the firm’s clients.
Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management in 2011, Mr. Woo served as Managing Director of Corporate Cash Management at Oppenheimer & Co. for seven years, Director of the Corporate Client Group at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney for ten years and as Sr. Vice President at Kidder Peabody & Co. for thirteen years. In addition to being recognized at both Oppenheimer & Co. and Citigroup as one of the top 50 Advisors, he was named the #1 Fixed Income Manager in Citigroup’s Institutional Fixed Income Group in 2003.