Ryan advises high-net-worth individuals, families and business owners on asset protection, wealth planning and generational transfer. Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management in 2020, Ryan worked with the Glasband and Stempel team at Merrill Lynch since 2016. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he began his career as a wealth management advisor for Camden Capital, the Nicklaus family office in North Palm Beach, Florida and El Segundo, California.
Ryan attended Lehigh University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in mass communications. While at Lehigh, Ryan was a member of Chi Psi fraternity and also played wide receiver for the 2010 and 2011 Patriot League Champion Mountain Hawks football team. In 2018, Ryan was awarded the Young Professional of the Year by the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce. Ryan is also currently a member of Christ Fellowship Young Business Leaders Community, an Ambassador to The Honda Classic golf tournament and serves as a Community Captain for The Boca Raton Bowl.
In 2018, Ryan and his family founded The David A. Burke Foundation, in memory of and to carry on the philanthropic legacy of his father. Today, Ryan serves as the executive director of the foundation which supports nonprofits throughout Palm Beach County such as Place of Hope, Vita Nova, The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, and The First Tee of the Palm Beaches. The foundation also supports The David A. Burke scholarship at Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, his dad’s alma mater. In his free time, Ryan enjoys playing basketball, sneaking in a few rounds of golf and spending time with his wife, Janelle, mom, Amy and brother, Matthew.