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Ten RBC Wealth Management Financial Advisors Named to the Financial Times Top 400 List

MINNEAPOLIS (March 25, 2014) –RBC Wealth Management announces that 10 financial advisors were named to the 2014 Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors list. This exclusive list published in the March 25 issue recognizes financial advisors for achievements in their field. This is the second year for the Financial Times Top 400 list.

Financial advisors are selected based on six factors including assets under management, asset growth, years of experience, industry certification, online accessibility and the advisor’s FINRA compliance record. The RBC Wealth Management financial advisors named on the list include three who were also recognized in 2013: Patricia Baum, Ann Marie Etergino and David Sogge.

The complete list of RBC Wealth Management Financial Times
Top 400 Financial Advisors:

Mary Adamski - Edina, Minn.
Patricia Baum - Annapolis, Md.
Kevin Blonkvist - Midland, Texas
Ann Marie Etergino - Chevy Chase, Md.
John Garlock - Omaha, Neb.
Michael Geri, Seattle
Aaron Howe - Wayzata, Minn.
Richard Kelley - Omaha, Neb.
Ira Mark - New York
David Sogge - Greenwood Village, Colo.

The Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors is an independent listing produced by the Financial Times (March, 2014). The FT 400 is based in large part on data gathered from and verified by broker-dealer home offices, and, as identified by the FT, reflected each advisor’s performance in six primary areas, including assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, experience, credentials and accessibility. Neither the brokerages nor the advisors pay a fee to The Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 400.

About RBC Wealth Management – U.S.
In the United States, RBC Wealth Management operates as a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Founded in 1909, RBC Capital Markets, LLC. is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and other major securities exchanges. RBC Wealth Management has more than $260 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 190 locations in 42 states. Recently RBC Wealth Management was ranked “Highest in Investor Satisfaction With Full Service Brokerage Firms” in the J.D. Power & Associates 2013 Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM. For more information, visit (external link – opens new window).

For more information, please contact:
Ann Wasik, RBC Wealth Management: 612-313-1275 or

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