The Sandler Wealth management Group is a team of eight dedicated investment professionals. Our group is supported by the unparalleled resources and infrastructure of Canada’s largest wealth management firm. In addition, we have direct access to a team of specialized legal and tax professionals. Together, we offer prudent investment management as well as a full suite of financial and estate planning services.

Clients choose to deal with our group because we are fully accessible and responsive to their needs. We are available at all times to discuss our outlook for the market or deal with administrative issues promptly. We have very little turnover in our team with the average tenure of each team member being over 15 years.

 
 

Scott Sandler

Vice President & Portfolio Manager
416-842-6684   |   scott.sandler@rbc.com

 

Scott is the team's fixed income expert and has an intimate knowledge of Canada's bond and preferred share markets. Since partnering with his father fifteen years ago Scott has created and built the Sandler Wealth Management Group.

Having grown up as a third generation stock broker, Scott has an innate understanding of the capital markets and Canada's investment industry. He has a constant energy and passion that he focuses on investment analysis. Scott is adept at recognizing and identifying potential problems with a company's financials or business model. As defensive investors this skill set is invaluable in our decision making process.
 

 

Ronan Clohissey, CIM

Vice President & Portfolio Manager
416-842-6683   |   ronan.clohissey@rbc.com

 

Since entering the investment industry in 1999, Ronan has built a clientele of high net worth individuals and corporations. As an advisor to some of Canada’s most successful business leaders and families, he has earned a reputation as a steadfast partner in an ever changing investment landscape. Ronan seeks to build lifelong, multi-generational relationships that are founded on transparency, loyalty and trust.

Ronan is passionate about helping his clients become better investors. To achieve this he works closely with clients to communicate his investment philosophy. By replacing media hype and industry jargon with understanding and transparency, Ronan and his clients can approach wealth management with objectivity.

As a Chartered Investment Manager and Portfolio Manager, Ronan has earned some of Canada’s highest investment industry designations.
 

 

Ross Deacon, CIM

Portfolio Manager
416-842-6685   |   ross.deacon@rbc.com

 

For over 115 years the Deacon Family has been an integral part of the Canadian investment landscape. Starting with F.H. Deacon & Co. in the early 1900's, the family has been respected throughout Canada for their community contributions as well as their business and investment leadership.

With a background in agriculture, Ross joined the investment industry over thirty years ago and has since shared his life and business experience with families looking for sound and realistic investment advice.

Dating back to his time with Deacon Capital, Ross has always employed a patient, conservative, common sense investment strategy. This approach has served Ross and his clients very well over many years and market cycles.
 

 

Michelle Noel-Smith

Associate Advisor
416-842-8675   |   michelle.noelsmith@rbc.com

 

For over thirty years Michelle has served our clients by closely listening to their needs and drawing on her vast experience to deliver unparalleled personalized advice. Her ability to deal with complex structures and situations has earned Michelle the reputation as one of Bay Street's most respected professionals.

Michelle has an intimate knowledge of the structures that families use to preserve wealth and transfer it to the next generation. She is our expert in the administration of trust and estate accounts. RBC is Canada's leader in full service wealth planning. Michelle works directly with our team's wealth planning partners to assist clients with financial projections, tax and estate planning.
 

 

Brendan Hollis, CFA

Associate Advisor
Portfolio Construction, Monitoring, and Implementation
416-842-8673   |   brendan.hollis@rbc.com

 

Brendan is responsible for implementing our equity and fixed income models. He ensures that client portfolios are invested in accordance with each client's personal asset allocation as stated in their Investment Policy Statement (IPS).

As a CFA® charterholder and member of our Investment Committee, Brendan plays a key role in the identification and analysis of portfolio holdings.
 

 

Steve James

Associate
Documentation, Account Transfers, and Securities Registration & Re-Org
416-842-8674   |   steve.james@rbc.com
 
Steve is one of the group's senior administrators. With decades of experience to his credit, Steve plays a valuable role in documentation, account transfers, issuing cheques and wires and administering registered accounts. Steve is also our expert in complex issues such as private placements, re-organizations and matters related to securities registration.
 

 

Gary Tsang, CFA

Associate
Trade Execution, Foreign Exchange, New Issues, and Business Process
416-842-8672   |   gary.h.tsang@rbc.com
 
Gary is responsible for trade execution, new issues, business process and efficiency. As one of the largest wealth management groups in Canada, we are constantly seeking improvements in efficiency. Gary's background in engineering and financial analysis allow us to develop the systems required to provide an industry leading experience to our clients.
 

 

Joshua Orr

Administrative Assistant
Administration
416-842-8676   |   joshua.orr@rbc.com

 

 

Tiffany Kee

Administrative Assistant
Administration
416-842-6677   |   tiffany.kee@rbc.com