Mark F. Bonner serves as a Vice President for Highland Capital Brokerage. Bonner brings more than 25 years of experience within the financial services sector.
Bonner began his career in the financial services marketplace in 1998 and is a senior financial services professional. Prior to joining Highland Capital Brokerage, Bonner held the position of Brokerage Director with both Commonwealth Financial and National Life Group. Bonner also assumed the role of Vice President, Director of Life Insurance, Annuities and Financial Planning for Santander Securities; Vice President, Director of Life Insurance for Citizens Wealth Management; Vice President, Director of Life Insurance for Investors Capital Corporation/Investors Marketing Services; and was an external Life Insurance and Annuity Wholesaler with John Hancock Financial Services.
During his tenure at Santander Securities, Citizens Wealth Management, and Investors Capital, Bonner grew life insurance sales revenue from $2.5M to $4.8M, $1.5M to $5.5M, and $1.8M to $4.9M, respectively. Bonner’s primary focus at all three organizations was partnering with financial advisors and their clients to help incorporate life insurance-based solutions into the advisors’ practices as a piece of the overall financial plan on a consistent basis. Bonner’s ability to motivate, develop, and coach advisors – and clients alike – has become a staple of his business.
Bonner graduated from Salem State University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses, as well as his Life, Accident, and Health license. Additionally, he achieved the Chartered Life Underwriter, CLU® designation from the American College.
Bonner resides on the North Shore of Mass., with his wife Kate, daughter Ella, and son Ryder. Bonner is an avid runner, having completed three marathons, countless half marathons, and other long- and short-distance races. Of all the races Bonner has run, he is especially fond of running the 2017 Boston Marathon and raising $8K for Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Bonner also loves to ski, especially with his family. When he is not running or skiing, you’ll find him being as active as possible on the boat, mountain biking, playing basketball, or anything else outdoors with his family.
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