We provide comprehensive financial solutions and asset management to a select group of individuals, business owners and small- to mid-size companies. By taking into account your investment objective, ability or willingness to assume risk, tax situations, and other unique circumstances, we develop financial strategies and investment solutions tailored for you.

Preservation of capital is typically one of the primary concerns of our clients. With this in mind, we take the minimum amount of risk necessary to meet your stated investment objectives. This does not preclude us from being aggressive when appropriate, but it must adhere to the objectives of your overall wealth management plan. In addition, we strive to provide a level of service and professionalism that exceeds our client’s expectations.

Stephen D. Leightman, AWM

First Vice President - Financial Advisor, Advanced Wealth Manager

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Stephen joined the securities industry in 1977. Before joining RBC Wealth Management, he was with three other investment firms where he served as a financial consultant, branch manager, national sales manager, and vice president of investments. Stephen has lectured locally and nationally in various investment topics and has appeared on several periodicals including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times as well as local and national television. Prior to his financial career, Stephen was headmaster at a private high school in Washington, DC. His participation in local and state Lions Clubs, the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, and his position on the Executive Committee of the National Board of Directors of the Prader Willi Syndrome Association are important components of his commitment to community service. Steve and his wife Michele reside in Cherry Hill, NJ. They have three daughters.

Mark J. Evans, AWM, CPA

First Vice President - Financial Advisor, Advanced Wealth Manager


Mark joined the securities industry in 1994. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Clemson University. Prior to joining the securities industry, he owned and managed a successful local CPA firm and served as treasurer and chief financial officer of a large privately held company. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, and has also served as finance chairperson for the Upper Deerfield Township Board of Education for over 20 years. Mark and his wife Kathy reside in Upper Deerfield Township, NJ. They have a son and a daughter.

Paul A Tropea, AWM, CFP®

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Advanced Wealth Manager

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Paul has been helping clients reach their financial goals since 1996. He is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. He also earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AMWA) through the Wharton School of Business and College for Financial Planning. Paul was also named one of Philadelphia’s Best Personal Wealth Managers by The Winners Circle, an independent consulting company which identifies top performing wealth advisors and advocates for best practices in the investment industry. 

Paul lives in Mullica Hill, NJ with his wife, Selena, son, Alec and daughter, Lana. Outside of work, Paul and Selena proudly support their two favorite charities Bancroft NeuroHealth and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In January 2017, Paul was elected to the South Harrison Board of Education.

Roseanna Calvo

Senior Client Associate