Robert A. Rikoon President & CEO

In 1987, Rob founded Rikoon Investment Advisors, Inc. and, in 2007, the firm joined Sanders Morris Harris to become The Rikoon Group, LLC.  Rob graduated Cum Laude from Harvard University in 1977 with a Bachelors of Arts degree. He earned an MBA from the University of New Mexico. Prior to founding The Rikoon Group in… Continued

Jeffrey W. Sand Portfolio Manager, CFP®

Jeff Sand joined The Rikoon Group in 2002 and has worked in the financial services industry since 1989. He is a certified financial planner (CFP®) and has an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona. Jeff is also a musician, vocalist and guitarist who… Continued

Kyle J. Burns Vice President / Portfolio Manager

Kyle Burns joined the Rikoon Group in 2014.  Kyle, a Santa Fe native, has an MBA from Hult International Business School and a BA in Economics from the University of New Mexico. Kyle moved back to Santa Fe after spending four years living and working in San Francisco. He has also lived in Boston, China,… Continued

Patrick W. Gendron Portfolio Manager

Patrick Gendron joined the Rikoon Group in 2016 and has been in the financial services industry since 2008.  Patrick has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of New Mexico.  Originally from the Mimbres Valley in southern New Mexico, Patrick has a deep love for the environment and practicing lifestyles that are in… Continued

Anthony D. Penner Client Service Specialist

Anthony Penner was born and raised in Santa Fe.  Before joining the Rikoon Group in 2016, he worked for New Mexico Bank & Trust for 12 years in the commercial loan department.  Anthony studied Banking and Mortgage Servicing at The Santa Fe Community College.  He married his wife Victoria in 2009 and they welcomed their… Continued

Dana Hees

Dana moved to Santa Fe in 1980 from her home state of California after graduating from UC- Santa Cruz. Before joining The Rikoon Group, she worked as a Registered Dietitian and purveyor of Native American antiques and Spanish Colonial folk art. As a complement to these endeavors, she ran a local design business and assisted… Continued

Contessa M. Archuleta Client Service Specialist

Contessa joined The Rikoon Group in June 2017 after working in the legal field for 17 years and participating in government relations work since 2005. She was born and raised in Santa Fe and returned to the City Different following receipt of her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of New Mexico and receiving… Continued