As a Business Owner Specialist, High Net Worth Planning Services, Robyn, together with your primary RBC advisor, helps you explore succession, tax, retirement and estate planning issues you face as a business owner.
Prior to joining RBC, Robyn acquired her expertise in estates, trusts and succession planning in both private practice and with a major trust company, practicing law in Toronto for 8 years with an emphasis on trusts, estates, succession, planning for incapacity and charities law, and as a will and estate consultant for a well-known Canadian trust company. In 2001, Robyn joined RBC, assisting clients with their overall tax and estate planning, and in 2011, assumed her present position, specializing solely in assisting business owners with their succession, tax, retirement and estate planning.
Robyn obtained her law degree from Osgoode Hall in 1991, and she was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1993. She has completed her in-depth tax courses, levels 1 and 2, as well as the Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner Managed Business Course and the Corporate Reorganizations Course. She has co-authored two books, “Drafting Wills in Ontario: A Lawyer’s Practical Guide” and “Drafting Wills in Canada: A Lawyer’s Practical Guide”.
In addition, Robyn was an instructor at the Estate and Trust Bar Admission Course at the Law Society of Upper Canada.She is an active member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has obtained the STEP Advanced Certificate in Family Business Advising.
Anna Constantino, CLU, CFP®
Estate Planning Specialist, RBC Wealth Management Financial Services Inc.
Defining Wealth, Your Way
What does wealth mean to you? The word "wealth" evokes different sentiment for everyone. I work with your advisor to learn what wealth means to you. I take the time to understand your story. My personalized process involves asking the necessary questions, analyzing your situation, and applying my expertise. These steps ensure your personal financial objectives always guide my recommendations. Appreciating how you want to create, preserve, and transfer your wealth allows me to design solutions that define wealth – your way.
My commitment to ongoing education ensures my skills and expertise are among the most regarded in the industry. I hold the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations. In addition, I am currently pursuing the Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation.
As a Private Banker with RBC Wealth Management, Heather Silverston provides comprehensive wealth management and financing strategies for domestic and international high-net-worth business owners, executives, families and organizations in the Greater Toronto Area.
With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry at RBC, Heather helps clients with her in-depth knowledge and valued advice on integrated wealth management solutions to simplify and enhance their lives.
Prior to joining RBC Private Banking in 2018, Heather held positions in RBC Commercial Banking specializing in the Health Care industry.
Heather collaborates with external partners and advisers across RBC to deliver customized and complex credit solutions to meet clients' financial goals. Heather and her team aim to build a long-term relationship with their clients based on integrity, trust, communication, and confidentiality. They further aim to differentiate themselves through dedicated and exceptional service, and consistently delivering results for their clients.
Heather has a bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto in Commerce and Finance. She was born and raised in Toronto. When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, and keeping active with running, exercise and golf.
Connie obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1989 and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1992. She was called to the Ontario bar in 1994.
Prior to joining RBC, Connie practised law for 18 years. As a partner in a mid-sized full-service law firm, her practise was varied and covered the areas of corporate/commercial law, real estate, and wills, trusts and estates law. In that role, Connie advised her owner-manager clients on a broad range of business and personal needs, from purchases and sales of businesses, to shareholder agreements and corporate reorganizations, to will and estate planning.
For many years Connie taught the Business Law section of the Bar Admissions Course and was involved with preparing the licensing exams for Ontario lawyers. Throughout her career, Connie has been involved in her broader community, serving on many non-profit boards as well as providing pro bono legal services.
Jung-Hee obtained her Honours Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Toronto, followed by her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Schulich School of Business, York University. After working in the industry for over 10 years, Jung-Hee returned to school full time for further education and completed her Master of Taxation (MTax) degree at the University of Waterloo.
Prior to joining RBC, Jung-Hee worked at a Big 4 public accounting firm in Toronto as a tax manager in the High Net Worth Tax Services group. She is currently pursuing her Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada.
Jung-Hee believes that planning is critical to helping people meet their financial objectives. Her role is to work with and support your advisor in preparing and presenting comprehensive Compass Financial Plans.