MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (December 6, 2017) – RBC Wealth Management, one of the nation’s largest full-service wealth management firms, recently welcomed the Santia Foster Wealth Management Group to the Pittsburgh office, according to Kenneth M. Ross, senior managing director of the Pittsburgh Complex.

The team is comprised of Mark Santia, senior vice president – financial advisor, who joins with 32 years of industry experience, and Edmund (Ned) Foster, senior vice president – financial advisor, who has 22 years of experience, along with Kira Napolitano, senior registered client associate and James Alfonso, registered client associate. Together they manage approximately $366 million in client assets and join RBC from UBS.

“Our move to RBC Wealth Management provides us access to the global resources of one of North America's most successful, diversified financial services companies in RBC, along with a smaller firm culture,” said Santia and Foster.

“We are thrilled to welcome the Santia Foster Wealth Management Group to our rapidly growing Pittsburgh complex,” said Ross. “Mark and Ned are well-respected, talented financial advisors who are committed to best meeting the needs of their clients.”

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 $323 billion in total client assets with approximately 1,800 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 40 states.

Media Contact:

Jonell Lundquist, RBC Wealth Management, 612-371-2239 or Jonell.lundquist@rbc.com