Raymond James Financial (NYSE-RJF) Founded in 1962 and a public company since 1983, Raymond James is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities. Through its three broker/dealer subsidiaries, Raymond James has more than 6,500 financial advisors serving approximately 2.7 million accounts in more than 2,600 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are approximately $500 billion. Raymond James stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (RJF). Raymond James has delivered 110 consecutive quarters of profitability, largely credited to the firm’s continued focus on its founding core values: a client-first perspective, conservatism, independence and integrity. The company is also known for its active support of philanthropic and community organizations.
Back in 1962, Bob James founded Raymond James on the principle that putting others first – from our clients to our neighbors – was the right thing to do. His deep commitment to doing what’s right remains a core part of who we are as a company. We’re proud to continue his legacy by investing our time, money and talents into the communities we serve. It’s so much more than tradition; it’s our way of thanking those who’ve supported us from the start.
All around the country, you’ll see Raymond James associates giving back to their communities in countless ways. The firm is a leader in this regard, and has been recognized nationally for the depth of its community support and corporate philanthropy. Raymond James is significantly involved with many charitable organizations, especially those focused on health and human services, education and the arts. We’re proud of the work our associates and advisors do, and we thank them for their boundless generosity.
Our company, which through the years has continued to focus on client interests, needs and service while supporting the independence of our affiliated advisors, is pleased that our business and corporate culture are also recognized and receive frequent honors from third parties. Maintaining a multi-year tradition, in 2015 Raymond James advisors and branch managers were recognized in several industry publications, including Bank Investment Consultant, The Financial Times, On Wall Street and Barron’s. In 2014, Fortune magazine ranked Raymond James Financial among the most admired securities companies in the world.
Also in 2014, the Raymond James Investment Banking practice was named “USA M&A Investment Bank of the Year” by Global M&A Network and the Raymond James Equity Research department received 13 awards in the 2014 StarMine Analyst Awards. Additionally, Raymond James was named the 10th leading municipal bonds underwriter in the nation in 2013, according to Thomson Reuters, maintaining Public Finance’s tradition of remaining in the top 10 for more than a decade. The company has also been ranked as one of the best in the country in customer service, as a great place to work and as a national leader in support of the arts.
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