Richard F Nydegger

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Consulting Group


Richard has over 40 years of investment experience. Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management, he was partner and branch manager of L.F. Rothschild & Co. Inc. and branch manager and member of the board of directors of Tucker Anthony. Richard obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in education from St. John's University. He also has participated in graduate studies at Queens College in Political Science. 

Richard resides in Hampton Bays with his wife of 47 years. They have two sons, one daughter and nine grandchildren. Richard currently is co-chairman of the stewardship committee at St. Rosalie’s Church in Hampton Bays and is also involved in finding solutions to local environmental and social issues. Richard is actively involved with the Fresh Air Fund which helps to place inner city kids with a family in the country for a week during summer break. He enjoys sport fishing and traveling.

Brian P Nydegger, AWM

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Consulting Group

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Brian began at Tucker Anthony Inc. in 1996 and joined RBC Wealth Management when it acquired Tucker Anthony Inc. in 2002. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from LIU. In 2007, Brian completed the Accredited Wealth Manager (AWM) Program, a professional designation specifically designed for RBC Wealth Management in partnership with the Academy of Multidisciplinary Practice, Inc. and the Estate and Wealth Management Strategies Institute at Michigan State University. This exclusive program builds on the fundamentals of wealth management — our methodology for helping you accumulate, protect, enjoy and transfer your wealth — with a focus on the sophisticated knowledge and skills necessary to gain a deeper understanding of your individual financial objectives. 

Brian recently moved back to the south fork of Long Island residing in Shinnecock Hills, New York where he is raising his family. Brian has a son, Landon, and a daughter, Maggie. Brian serves as a member of the board directors for our Lady of the Hamptons Catholic School board in Southampton, New York representing St. Rosalie’s Parish.

Corinne Heaney

Branch Service Mgr/Sr Registered Client Assoc


Corinne Heaney has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, beginning her career at Tucker Anthony in 1994 as an operations manager in Southampton, New York. She is now a branch service manager - senior registered client associate. She also held the title of assistant branch director of the Hampton Bays, New York office from 2011 to 2016. She holds Series 7, 63, 66, 9 and 10 securities licenses and she graduated from the LIU-Southampton College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1994. Corinne was also the recipient of the RBC Wealth Management Award of Excellence in 2002.

Corinne was born and raised in Cold Spring, New York. She moved to Long Island in 1991 and lives in East Quogue, New York with her husband, Tim. In her free time, Corinne enjoys spending time gardening, going to the beach and watching and attending sporting events.

Christopher Drew

Associate Vice President - Financial Advisor


Chris joined The Nydegger Investment Group in 2013 and holds the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses and New York state life and health insurance licenses.

A lifelong member of the Hampton Bays community, Chris attended McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead and then studied economics at Loyola University in New Orleans. He is an active member of St. Rosalie’s Church in Hampton Bays and an active member of the Knights of Columbus Southampton Council. He is also a member of the Our Lady of The Hamptons Alumni Association.