FT. LAUDERDALE, Flor. (November 4, 2014) – RBC Wealth Management, one of the nation’s largest full-service securities firms, recently welcomed Todd Watson, senior vice president - financial advisor, to its Ft. Lauderdale office, according to Kirstin Turner, director of the firm’s West Palm Beach complex. Watson will report to Jim Jahnsen, branch director in Ft. Lauderdale.

With 27 years industry experience, Watson joins RBC Wealth Management from Wells Fargo Advisors. Watson has $116 million in assets under administration and $655,000 in production.

“We are thrilled to welcome Todd to RBC Wealth Management,” said Turner. “RBC Wealth Management is committed to growing the firm’s presence in Florida, and plans to add more talented financial advisors, like Todd, who are a good fit with the ‘client first’ culture.”

The addition of Watson demonstrates RBC Wealth Management’s growth in the U.S. This fiscal year, RBC Wealth Management recruited 83 new financial advisors with more than $8 billion in assets under administration and over $59 million in production. Additionally, the average revenue per financial advisor has grown 64% in the past five years.  

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 $278 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 42 states.

For more information, please contact:

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