We are proud of our service-oriented culture dedicated to putting clients first and we are committed to ensuring all advisors and clients enjoy a smooth transition to RBC Wealth Management. Scroll through our team members below to learn more about who we are and how we can be of service to you.

Erik Hartmann, AWM

Senior Managing Director - Complex Director, Advanced Wealth Manager

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Erik began his career in the financial services industry at a regional institutional firm. He later became a financial advisor at Shearson Lehman, a firm that eventually became Smith Barney. In 2006, he made the important decision to join RBC Wealth Management, a firm that Erik felt had the same values as his own. In 2008, he was promoted to Branch Director of the Rochester Branch and within four years, he became the Complex Director of the Rochester Complex. 

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Erik graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He also served our country as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Erik currently resides in Mendon with his wife, two kids, two dogs and two cats. In his free time he enjoys running and spending time outdoors.

Suzanne Kane

Vice President - Assistant Complex Manager


Suzanne began her financial services career in Washington D.C. in 1993 in Institutional Operations for Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co. She joined RBC Wealth Management in 2010 and she became the Assistant Complex Manager in 2012. Suzanne focuses on Compliance for the Rochester NY Complex.

Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from the University of Vermont. She holds the Series 7, 63, 66, 9 and 10 securities licenses as well as her Insurance License. Suzanne was the Assistant Chairperson of the RBC ACM Advisory Council in 2015 and she served as Chairperson in 2016.

Suzanne lives in Pittsford with her two adopted daughters.

Susan Buck

Vice President - Administrative Complex Manager


Susan joined RBC Wealth Management in 1999 as a client associate, was quickly promoted to Branch Service Manager and in 2004 became the Administrative Complex Manager for the Rochester NY Complex. Her primary role is to oversee the daily operational functions and staffing needs for the complex. Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hartwick College and has obtained the Series 7, 63, 65, 9 and 10 securities licenses as well her insurance license. Susan served on the ADCM Advisory Committee for 2015 and 2016.

Susan is married and the mother of three adult daughters.

Jolie McGowan

Associate Vice President, Complex Operations Manager


Jolie has been with RBC Wealth Management since 2007. As the Complex Operations Manager, she assists with the daily operations of the Rochester NY Complex. She holds the Series 7, 63, 65, 9 and 10 securities licenses as well as Life, Health and Variable Annuity licenses.

Jolie and her husband, John, have three children, Isabella, Johnnie and Gianna. Most of their free time is spent with the children’s activities, dancing, soccer and swimming.

Consulting Team

With individual specializations across a variety of financial disciplines, our consulting team serves as a unique resource to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors. Our clients and advisors both benefit from the collective expertise of this team, and their ability to help enhance the effectiveness of wealth management strategies—from recommendations through delivery of solutions.


Leah Wetzel

Wealth Management Consultant


Rich Matthews

Wealth Planning Consultant


Aleksandra Adamczyk

Credit Solutions Consultant


Scott Rogneby

Divisional Retirement Consultant


Steven Mangine

Insurance Consultant