SYRACUSE, New York (January 13, 2015) – RBC Wealth Management, one of the nation’s largest full-service securities firms, recently named Brewster Sears as branch director of its Syracuse office, according to Rochester, NY Complex Director Erik Hartmann. Sears joined RBC Wealth Management’s Syracuse office as a financial advisor in 2004, and has spent 27 years in the financial services industry.

“Brewster is a seasoned professional who has great insight into what makes a successful financial advisor,” said Hartmann. “His industry knowledge and leadership skills make him a great fit to lead the Syracuse office.”

Sears is responsible for the oversight of six financial advisors in the Syracuse office.

The Syracuse branch office is one of five RBC Wealth Management offices in the Rochester, NY complex. Other offices in the complex include Buffalo, Capital Region, Rochester and Watertown. 

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 $281 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 41 states.

For more information, please contact:

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