Carol A. Santamaura

Vice-President & Portfolio Manager

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Carol Santamaura joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1994 after completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from McGill University.

Carol is a Portfolio Manager, which allows her to manage her clients' investments on a discretionary basis. She is also a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) a designation earned upon completion of an advanced industry program that focuses on financial planning and investment management. Carol also has completed her Level II Insurance Examination, which enables her to handle the insurance needs of her clients and find solutions for complex estate planning situations.

Since 2009, Carol has been a member of the RBC Dominion Securities Executive Council, a special group formed to recognize some of the firm's leading Advisors. She is also the author of Choosing the Right Investment Advisor- An Essential Step on the Road to Financial Freedom.

As a third generation investment professional, Carol is proud to continue a family tradition that began in 1924. The success and experience of Carol's family has had a positive impact on her business.

Carol lives in downtown Toronto, where she was born and raised.

Renata Smuszkiewicz

Associate Advisor

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Renata joined RBC Bank in 1991 and has been working with RBC Dominion Securities since 2001. She is licensed and has completed courses through the Canadian Securities Institute, including the Canadian Securities course. Her experience and credentials qualify her to handle investment related issues, including the implementation of portfolio changes in client accounts. Her investment knowledge is broad and she is able to address questions relating to the stock market and general economy.

Cecilia Lo


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Cecilia joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2007, where for over a decade she was directly responsible for the oversight of Operations & Client Service. She has joined the Santamaura Investment Management Group. Her main responsibility is to implement and execute trades in your portfolio, including re-balancing, profit taking and quarterly Strategy changes. She is also responsible for raising cash to meet client needs for capital and investing deposits.

Amarpreet Dhami


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Amarpreet joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2018 from a major Canadian Financial Institution, where she worked in both retail and commercial banking. Amarpreet is responsible for all administrative queries, including: fund transfers, issues with statements, online access, preparing documentation, and with any other operational needs that you may have.

Professional Referrals

The best results are achieved working in partnership with a team of professionals with expertise in other areas related to the management of your wealth. This includes legal, accounting, private banking, personal banking and commercial business banking professionals. If you have an existing relationship with professionals in these areas, we will be happy to work with them to ensure we’re all on the same page. If you require a referral, we are happy to offer you access to our extensive professional network.

The expertise of Canada’s leading wealth management provider

Through The Santamaura Investment Management Group, you have access to the resources and expertise of RBC Dominion Securities – Canada’s leader in wealth management. This includes an unparalleled selection of investments, plus top ranked research and strategy to help you make informed choices.

Because investing is just one aspect of managing your wealth, we also provide a range of services that address your various tax, estate and financial planning needs. In addition, several banking and insurance services are available through our partners in RBC.