Leadership Team

Dennis Zank

Dennis Zank
Chief Operating Officer
Raymond James Financial


Dennis Zank is chief operating officer of Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Mr. Zank was appointed president of Raymond James & Associates in 2002 and prior to that role served as executive vice president of operations and administration. In that role, he directed securities and customer operations, client services, information technology, office services, human resources, financial and regulatory reporting, and international operations.

Mr. Zank joined Raymond James’ Accounting department in 1978, becoming the controller in 1982. He was appointed treasurer in 1985 and was promoted to senior vice president in 1986 and executive vice president in 1992.

From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Zank served on the board of directors of the Options Clearing Corporation. He also served a three-year term on the board of directors of the National Securities Clearing Corporation from 1994 to 1997.

A 1976 graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, he earned his MBA from the University of Tampa in 1982.

Originally from Michigan, Mr. Zank currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida with his wife, Marnie. He enjoys boating, fishing, racquetball and golf.