Pat Vaughan


Divisional Director
Private Client Group–East
RBC Wealth Management–U.S.

We’re always working to strengthen the relationship between the client and advisor. Only by placing the client’s interests first, can we continue to be successful at growing our business.

Pat Vaughan is director of the Private Client Group’s East division at RBC Wealth Management–U.S. He oversees financial advisors and other professionals serving clients in branch offices across Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

As a divisional director, Pat works closely with his management team to make sure they’re available to advisors at every turn and instills the TEAM concept—Together Everyone Achieves More—as a motto for success.

In 1981, he immigrated to the United States from Dublin, Ireland. He began his brokerage career in 1984 at Kidder Peabody as a financial advisor and became a sales manager of their Baltimore office. Pat joined Ferris, Baker Watts in 1990, where he held numerous roles, including branch manager of the Baltimore office, regional sales manager and director of sales. When Ferris, Baker Watts joined RBC Wealth Management in 2008, he was director of the Private Client Group.

Pat attended Trinity College in Dublin and earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration and a higher diploma in education.

He’s the executive sponsor of the RBC Veterans Engagement and Troop Support (VETS) employee resource group. In addition, he’s active with the Caroline Center of Baltimore, which empowers women to reach their full potential by helping unemployed women find jobs with advancement opportunities.

In his spare time, Pat enjoys exercising, reading, traveling and coaching various youth sports teams through the local recreation council. He lives in the Baltimore area and has four adult children.