Paul Hipsky, CFP®, ChFC®

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Consulting Group


Paul is a 1992 graduate from the University Of Connecticut School Of Business, with a degree in management and economics. Immediately upon graduation, Paul entered the financial services profession. He is a both a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and a Chartered Financial Consultant®. He was raised in Willington, CT, and currently resides in Glastonbury, CT, with his wife Adele, their two children, Mila and Ethan, and their two golden retrievers, Lara and Brewster. In his free time, he enjoys traveling the country in their RV, and visiting clients that do not live near his office. The nationwide clientele is something that he is particularly proud of, and makes the most of his travel schedule each year, to visit as many clients as he can.

Kirsten Tate, ChFC®

Financial Advisor

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Kirsten started her career in the financial services industry in 1996. Kirsten and Paul joined RBC Wealth Management in 2005 and have worked together as a team for more than 15 years. In 2011 she successfully completed the coursework for the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation. In her financial advisory role she enjoys working with clients and helping them achieve their financial goals.

Kirsten enjoys gardening, walking and spending time with her pets.

Sophia Carbone

Registered Client Associate


Sophia has been a member of our team since January of 2017. She started at RBC Wealth Management working part time, prior to completing her degree from Central Connecticut State University. Her initial plans after graduating college were to pursue a role in education. However she found her fledgling career in the financial services industry rewarding and decided to remain and transition to a full time position.