Dedicated to our community

Being responsible stewards of our clients' assets, our communities, and the environment is a core tenet at RBC Wealth Management. We strongly support this belief and are committed to giving back to the Albuquerque community through volunteering, sponsorships, and financial support.


New Day Youth Center Christmas volunteers

The Cates Team sponsored 15 youth from the New Day Youth Center and provided each with a bag full of Christmas goodies. Pictured are Riley, Addison and Savanah who are the children of Chris and Brad Cates who helped stuff the bags and make the big delivery.

Chatter Cabaret sponsorship

The Cates Team enjoys and evening of classical music. For our 5th year in a row we are proud to sponsor Chatter Cabaret’s November performance of Bach, Brahms, Cage and Milhaud at the Albuquerque Museum.


Partnering with Joy Junction Homeless Shelter

The Cates Team, along with the RBC Foundation, give Joy Junction $3,000 which helps homeless men, women, children and families in Albuquerque.



The Cates Team at RBC Wealth Management is dedicated to supporting organizations that are making a difference in our community. We are proud to sponsor the Notah Begay III Foundation and the significant work they do to reverse Native American childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes as well much more.


From left (left image): Joe Romero, Brad Cates, Nota Begay, Chris Cates, and Bill Cates

From left (right image): Chris Cates and Brad Cates


The Cates Team, along with the RBC Grant Foundation, is proud to present Kiwanis Club of Corrales-Kamp Kiwanis program $2000.00 for summer 2017.

Joe Romero, who is an active member of KCC, helped to develop Kamp Kiwanis Summer Camp. This camp was developed specifically for our local youth who may not have had the ability to attend summer camp. Each year Joe Romero acts as Activities Director for the 5-day camp. The mission of Kamp Kiwanis is to foster and promote independence, leadership skills, confidence building, and teamwork in a safe and healthy environment at no cost to the family.
The camp has continued to evolve each year exceeding the expectations of all involved. This generous grant, along with Joe’s dedication and commitment to Kamp Kiwanis, continues to be a success touching the lives of our youth.


Kiwanis Kids Kamp

Joe hosted his 7th successful Kiwanis Kids Kamp this past June 13 – 17. A big thank you to the RBC Foundation for granting the Kid Kamp $2,000 three years in a row.


Cates Team members participate in Alzheimer's walk

Cates Team members Brad and Bill and wife Karla participate in the Alzheimer's walk. Brad has been an active member of the board for many years.


Cates Team members Bill & Vickie enjoy the evening with the Tenors.

The Team was a Community Sponsor of the event which benefited the St. Martin's Hospitality Center, an Albuquerque organization which assists the homeless with food, housing and medical services.

The Placitas Artists Series is a charitable organization dedicated to fostering public appreciation of the performing and visual arts in New Mexico. “Stepping Out” with Leonard Slatkin, Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Cindy McTee, American classical composer and Guggenheim award winner, kicked off the 30th season of the Placitas Artists Series. Leonard Slatkin was the guest Conductor of Vanessa at the Santa Fe Opera this summer and he is a passionate music educator with too many awards to list.

RBC Grant Foundation along with the Cates Team is proud to present Joy Junction $4,000 for the outstanding work in the community to help the less fortunate.

RBC's Blue Water Project 2016

Cates Team cleans up the Bosque along the Rio Grande to support RBC's Blue Water Project

"Chatter Cabaret” is music worth talking about!

It is also one of the Cates Team’s favorite venues for enjoying our communities best musicians playing a unique and entertaining variety of music. Great music, tapas and tempranillo, good friends, in a “cool cabaret” setting at the Hotel Andaluz.

The Cates Team, seen here on November 8, 2015, is proud of its annual sponsorship of a Chatter Cabaret Sunday afternoon concert!

The Cates Team a long time sponsor

of Joy Junction along with the RBC Foundation give Joy Junction's Feed the Hungry Program $5,000.

Serving our community

Members of The Cates Team served dinner to 150 of Albuquerque homeless citizens.

Joe Romero receives George F. Hixson Fellowship Award

We are extremely proud that Cates Team member Joe Romero was awarded the George F. Hixson Fellowship award for his involvement with the Kiwanis Club in September 2014.

The Hixson award is one of the highest awards given to Kiwanis members. We are very proud to have Joe representing the Cates Team and our deep commitment to the Albuquerque community.

2014 Corrida de Corrales 10K & 5K Run

The Cates Team was a proud gold-level sponsor of the 2014 Corrida de Corrales 10K and 5K Run on September 28, 2014. All proceeds went to support Kamp Kiwanis. Cates Team member Joe Romero is actively involved in the Kiwanis and served as this year's race director.

The Walk to End Alzheimer's

We are proud participants in the Walk to End Alzheimer's, in support of the Alzheimer's Association of New Mexico. Cates Team member Brad Cates also serves on the board of the Alzheimer's association and helps to organize their annual gala event.


Coaches vs. Cancer

We are a proud "Sweet Sixteen" sponsor of the annual Coaches Vs. Cancer Gala event in May, benefiting the American Cancer Society.

Committed to supporting golf

The Cates Team has participated in many golf event fundraisers this year, which have benefited the Bosque School, Monzano Day School, the JCC and Notah Begay Foundation, and Young Life.

Lobo Club

We were very proud to be a sponsor of the 2014 Lobo Club Howl.

Proud sponsors of music

The Cates Team loves supporting music in our community, and are proud to support the New Mexico Symphonic Chorus, New Mexico Ensemble's "Chatter Cabaret," and the New MexiChords Barbershop Chorus.

UNM 26th Annual UNM Anderson Hall of Fame

The Cates Team is a proud sponsor of the event that celebrates the best and brightest of UNM alumni, faculty and community leaders.