Kevin D. Murdoch F.C.S. I CPCA

Vice-President & Wealth Advisor

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As a Wealth Advisor and the senior partner in The Murdoch Group of RBC Dominion Securities, Kevin’s specialty has been helping people achieve their goals for 30 years. One of the youngest to attain the Fellow of the Securities Institute designation (FCSI), Kevin has successfully navigated through many market conditions and life events for clients.  Kevin also holds designations with:

- Responsible Investment Association (Social, Environmental and Corporate Governance)

- Canadian Professional Consultant on Aging

Strongly committed to giving back to the community, Kevin served as the Chair of the Southlake Regional Health Care Centre Foundation with a mission to complete the fund raising for the hospital's cardiac wing. He has also co-chaired many Easter Seals galas, chaired the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, is involved with the Princess Margaret Ride to Conquer Cancer and sits as the chair the Cedar Centre (formally the York Region Abuse Program).

Kevin has been happily married for 35+ years, with three wonderful children.

Kevin Thornton

Associate Advisor


With over 20 years in the financial service industry and 16 as an Investment Advisor, Kevin Thornton’s mandate is providing exceptional client service and superior investment advice. Along with the rest of the team, he is a specialist responsible for making clients' plans a reality. In particular, Kevin focuses on structuring portfolios to address the investment planning aspects of clients’ goals. Kevin has the skills and experience to help make those goals a reality.

Kevin has been happily married for 15+ years and has a son, Tyler.

The Murdoch Group Difference

We come to work everyday, knowing we must continue to make a difference in people's lives. We also recognize the responsibility we have to our clients, to their families, to our community and to ourselves. As a result, our clients often look to us for direction and advice that goes beyond managing their wealth. Sometimes our clients turn to us for encouragement and support too. We are their trusted advisors. We are honoured to have such an important role to play. It's a role we take very seriously - every single day.



Wealth Management Services team

Helping you manage your investments is just one way we can help you manage your overall financial concerns. In addition to investing and money management, we offer assistance with Financial Planning, Will & Estate Planning, Insurance Strategies, High Net Worth Business Owner Planning and Private Banking solutions.  


Garry T. Bard, B.A., LL.B, TEP

Will and Estate Consultant

Called to the Ontario Bar in 1987, Garry has devoted his career to providing proactive planning advice to both individuals and businesses with estate and succession planning concerns.  Garry works closely with us to provide you with information on structuring your estate in an efficient and tax-effective manner.  Following your meeting, Garry will provide you with a report outling various estate planning issues for you to explore in further detail with your accountant and/or lawyer.  


Colin Ardill

Estate Planning Specialist

Colin will focus on both personal and corporate insurance solutions to help increase your net worth, reduce the impact of taxation and secure your wealth through life insurance, annuity, and living benefits solutions.  Colin's passion is in helping clients understand their situation from an insurance professional's perspective.  Using a comprehensive, 3-dimensional approach, Colin looks at what's important to a client.  Whether it's transferring wealth to the next generation, spending with confidence in retirement, or for the business owner, growing and protecting assets, Colin understands the every situation is unique and requires the expertise of an insurance planning specialist.  


Robyn Solnik, LL.B, TEP 

Vice-President, High Net Worth Planning Services

Robyn, together with our team, helps you explore succession, tax, retirement and estate planning issues you face as a high-net worth client.  Robyn will identify strategies and solutions on structuring your affairs in a manner that addresses your overall wealth planning needs, which you would then discuss and implement with your accountant or lawyer.  


Kevin Luchenski

Private Banker

Kevin brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services to his role as Private Banker, in which he provides personalized, discrete financial counsel to a select group of high-net-worth business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals and their families throughout the Greater Toronto Area, particularly Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket and Barrie.  As a Private Banker, Kevin partners with his clients to deliver sophisticated banking, personalized short and long-term lending solutions and flexible credit packages.  


James Wong, C.P.A, C.A, CBV

High Net Worth Planning Services

James has spent the majority of his career in various capacities advising owners of privately held businesses. Now with RBC, he can help business owner clients explore succession, tax, retirement and estate planning issues.