Biography

Robert Byler AIFP, FCSI
Director, Wealth Management, Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor
Tel: 604.678.8592

Robert Byler has worked in the investment industry for over 30 years. He started his career with McLeod Young Weir in 1978, which was acquired by the Bank of Nova Scotia in 1988. He remained with ScotiaMcLeod as a Director until 2005, when he joined GMP Private Client L.P., now Richardson GMP, as a Director, Wealth Management and Portfolio Manager.

Robert graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science. He obtained his Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) certificate and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) - the highest designation in the Canadian investment industry. He is also an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Professional (AIFP).

An AIFP designee works with Investment Fiduciaries to implement proper policies and procedures to help fiduciaries manage their duties and obligations. An AIFP also employs uniform, industry-recognized processes for developing personalized investment strategies based solely on an investor's specific investment needs, to apply objective, comprehensive standards for evaluating and recommending investment options, to monitor and report portfolio performance on an ongoing basis and to conduct ongoing reviews of our business practices to ensure fiduciary principles are being properly applied.

Jill Schnittker FMA
Associate Investment Advisor
Tel: 604.678.8558

Jill has worked in the financial industry since 2003 when she started as a co-op student at The Bank of Montreal.  Jill’s interest in the industry and working with clients led her to pursue further education in finance. Jill graduated with Distinction in 2006 from the Business Administration Financial Planning Diploma Program at Conestoga College and started her career at Scotiabank as a Personal Banking Officer providing professional advice in regards to banking, borrowing, investing and insurance solutions.  Jill’s particular interest in the investment industry saw her move to Blackmont Capital in 2007, which was acquired by Macquarie Private Wealth and is now Richardson GMP.

Jill moved from Ontario to Vancouver in early February 2014 and experienced a seamless change of scenery. She has fit in very well with Robert Byler and his practice.  With Jill’s knowledge and experience, she is able to provide high-level service to clients and business professionals and ensure the day to day business flows smoothly. Jill is very dedicated, detail-oriented and wants to continue to grow professionally in this ever-changing industry. Jill has her FMA designation and is Insurance Licensed.  Please feel free to call or email Jill.