Arthur Pervin

Vice-President & Director, Investment Advisor

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Arthur began his career in the investment industry in 1963, after graduating from Concordia University with a Commerce degree. He has been with RBC Dominion Securities since entering into partnership with Harry Shapiro in 1977. Over their 30-plus years of partnership they created one of the most respected practices in the industry, helping their clients embrace their futures with confidence.

Arthur provides an unrivalled depth of experience in overseeing the investment strategies for his clients.

Ted Kalil

Vice-President & Director, Portfolio Manager

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Ted entered the investment field in 1993, and joined the Shapiro Group in 1995. He has since earned several industry accreditations including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Canadian Investment Manger (CIM) designations. He also holds an honours bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University.

Through Ted, clients can be assured that one of the most skilled professionals in the industry is managing their portfolios. Ted’s main responsibilities are leading the group’s investment strategy process, developing custom-tailored investment plans with clients, and implementing these portfolio strategies through securities selection as outlined.

John Kalaydjian

Vice-President & Director, Portfolio Manager

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John joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1995 and has been with The Shapiro Group since 2000. He has achieved the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation and has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario.

John is also an accredited Portfolio Manager qualified to provide discretionary investment management advice to clients. Through the Private Investment Management program, he helps clients develop and execute personalized wealth management and investment strategies.

This level of elite service is based on John’s personal commitment to get to know each client and their family. He is able to appreciate each individual’s global wealth management needs and investment comfort level. With this understanding the team then confidently builds a financial and investment plan using our proven portfolio and wealth management processes.

Lillian Jasinski

Associate Advisor

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Lillian joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1998 and has been a member of the group since 2000. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University. She has also achieved her Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FSCI) and Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designations. Focusing on helping the team provide exceptional wealth management advice. Lillian implements the customized portfolio, financial planning, and insurance strategies for individual client accounts. She is also a dedicated resource for business clients, helping with their Individual Pension Plan (IPP) accounts.

Lillian is active in our community. She participated in the Walk to end breast cancer in 2006 and 2007. She has also represented Canada in the 2002 Intercross World Championship in Hungary. She is also a long-time soccer player.

Dina Bauco


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Dina has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry which began in 1987; joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1988 and became a member of the team in 1993. She is the Senior Associate of the team, and her wealth of experience and knowledge in different areas of the industry makes her an ideal team member in providing exceptional service to clients with the day-to-day administration of their portfolios and execution of long-term financial plans. Dina graduated from Dawson College with a degree in Office Systems Technology, and completed the Canadian Securities Course and Investment Management Techniques. She is an active participant in "Pedal for Kids".

Samuel Yaffe

Associate Advisor

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Samuel began with RBC Dominion Securities in 2009, joining the Shapiro Group in September 2010.  After completing high school at Lower Canada College, Samuel attended Marianopolis College.  He graduated from Queen's University in 2009 with a Bachelors Degree in Economics (Hons).  Samuel has completed his Canadian Securities Course. He is currently studying to earn his MBA and CFA at the Goodman Institute of Investment Management at the John Molson School of Business.

Away from the office, Samuel pursues a healthy lifestyle and loves to play tennis, squash, soccer and basketball.

Maria Gentile


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Maria began her career at RBC Dominion Securities as a client coordinator. She joined The Shapiro Group in 2004. Her excellent client service skills and in-depth financial support expertise helps provide our clients with useful and timely solutions to their questions.  Maria graduated from Condordia University with a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics.

In her role as Associate, Maria handles daily administration requests from clients including queries on account statements, daily transactions, etc. Maria participated in the walk to end breast cancer in 2006 and 2007.

Jill Dutkowsky

Administrative Assistant

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