Earning Trust. Building Wealth. 

Capital Preservation. Income. Growth.

Shane M. Silverberg, CIM, PhD

Associate Portfolio Manager

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Shane is a member of Canada’s leading full-service wealth management firm RBC Dominion Securities (~$300 billion in assets under administration). RBCDS is the investment arm of Canada’s largest financial services company RBC Royal Bank (~$4.3 trillion in assets under administration). While acting as Manager, Investor Relations for two of Canada’s largest companies, Shane established lasting relationships with some of the top minds on Bay Street and Wall Street. To this day, he continues to foster connections with the industry's brightest, as he strives to maintain an investment discipline focused on continuous improvement. He holds a PhD from the University of Calgary in Work and Organizations (Sociology), and a Master's from Western University in Demography (Sociology). These programs embedded within Shane a passion for research methodology and statistics.

Shane tree planted his way through his under-graduate degree and this experience hammered home the value of human relationships and the value of a dollar. Stock certificates he received as a child - later extracted from a safety deposit box to buy text books - revealed to him the potential inherent in the capital markets.

By blending superior research and relationships, Shane is able to select the best investment instruments available. Based on your risk tolerance and time horizon, he designs tailored solutions that are customized to your unique set of circumstances. 

In his free time, Shane enjoys music, fishing, basketball, road biking, canoe camping with his family, and smoking meat on the BBQ. He actively volunteers with The Optimist Club of St. Jacobs and the Waterloo Region Jewish Community Council.

Known for his integrity, expertise, and professionalism, Shane seeks to make a positive contribution in the lives of all those who turn to him for advice.

Stephenie Killing


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A vital member of the team, Stephenie joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2015.

Steph graduated Wilfred Laurier University with a degree in Applied Economics with a Management Option. From there, she completed Conestoga College's Post Graduate Financial Planning program. Steph has successfully passed both her Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) Level 1 and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation examinations, and she currently holds a FPSC Level 1 certification in Financial Planning. She will accept her Certified Financial Planner designation in the near future (May 2018). Steph is a fully licensed Sales Associate (trading), and may help you with all your administrative needs. She is also responsible for financial planning.

Steph lives on a farm just outside the town of Hickson, Ontario, where she enjoys playing baseball, renovating her home and spending time with family.

Nicola Bywater

Administrative Assistant


Nicola Bywater, the team’s newest addition, has a background in business process and organization. She has been applying these skills in the digital technology field for more than twelve years. Nicola has diverse work experience spanning engineering and infrastructure consulting, oil and gas production, and municipal government. She has a Master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Calgary, and a BA in Geography from Western University. Nicola’s expertise has been focused on improving efficiency and decision.

In her free time, Nicola enjoys cooking, running, soccer, coaching, and spending time with friends and family.

Other RBC Dominion Securities Consultants

Other team members we can bring to your aid include:

  • Financial Planning Consultants
  • The Financial Advisory Services Desk
  • The Portfolio Advisory Group
  • Will and Estate Consultants
  • Insurance Consultants
  • High Net Worth Planning Services
  • Private Wealth Consultants
  • Foreign Exchange Experts
  • Canada’s Largest Fixed Income Desk 

Our team’s bench strength is enormous and always ready to help.