Our Members Define Us

A True Grassroots Community 

At STANY,  a true grassroots community, we value our members. They are the lifeblood of our organization. In addition to providing relevant content delivered by prominent industry leaders, we are a close-knit and diverse community that cares for each other. We are proud to recognize our diverse membership and shine a spotlight on our members. We hope that you enjoy the journey and feel compelled to join. We would be grateful to serve you.


Rich Steiner
RBC Capital Markets
Member Since 2012

Rich Steiner has been a STANY Member since 2012. He is Head of Client Advocacy and Market Innovation at RBC Capital Markets. In this role Rich leads RBC’s equity market structure advocacy efforts, focusing on more efficient, more transparent, less-conflicted markets and works closely with RBC’s Regulatory and Government Affairs team in Washington, DC. He also drives various strategic innovation initiatives across RBC Global Markets, Investment Banking, Wealth Management, and City National Bank.

With the Policy Matters initiative, two of the most recent topics Rich and RBC Capital Markets have been focused on are upgrading the SIPs and improving the Market Wide Circuit Breakers.

“We’ve embarked on a journey to advocate for a system that is better fit for purpose. We stand with our clients to reshape the U.S. equity markets in a way which benefits investors.”

Rich is involved with numerous industry organizations, including the SIFMA Equity Markets & Trading Committee and National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP).

Rich spent 17 years as a firefighter with the Wyckoff, New Jersey Volunteer Fire Department.