October 10, 2019

Raymond James recruits $106 million advisor in Vero Beach, Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Raymond James welcomed John Jennings, financial advisor, to Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS) – the firm’s independent broker/dealer – in Vero Beach, Florida, according to Todd Gartrell, southeast regional director for the RJFS Independent Contractors Division. Jennings joins RJFS from Morgan Stanley, where he previously managed $106 million in client assets.

“After conducting my due diligence process, I found that Raymond James stood out as a leader in the commitment they’ve made to building out investment, planning and trading technology,” said Jennings. “Those factors, coupled with the strong client-centric culture and core values at the firm, made my decision quite effortless. With the help of Raymond James’ strong support and technology, I’m excited to grow my practice.”

Jennings has five years of financial services experience, beginning his career with Morgan Stanley in 2014. He provides his clients with knowledge, expertise and creativity to deliver services and strategies to help clients maintain and manage their wealth. As a Vero Beach native, John graduated from the University of Central Florida, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in finance. He previously attended Stony Brook University in New York where he played ice hockey as well. Outside of the office, he is a member of the Rotary Club of Vero Beach Oceanside. 

“It’s a pleasure to welcome John to the firm,” said Gartrell. “We are glad he found our culture, technology and support to be the best fit for his practice as well as his clients. I’m excited to partner with John as he continues to grow his practice.”


About Raymond James Financial Services
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. is a financial services firm supporting independent financial advisors nationwide. Since 1974, Raymond James Financial Services Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, has provided a wide range of investment and wealth planning related services through its affiliate, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Both broker/dealers are wholly owned subsidiaries of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF) a leading diversified financial services company with approximately 7,900 financial advisors throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are approximately $825 billion.