March 15, 2022

Raymond James welcomes Texas financial advisor managing over $207 million in assets

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Raymond James recently welcomed financial advisor Lance Murphy, CIMA® to Raymond James & Associates (RJA) – the firm’s employee advisor channel – in Houston, Texas, according to RJA’s Western Gulf regional director, Chris Davitt.

Murphy previously managed approximately $207 million in client assets with Edward Jones, serving a mix of clients, including high-net-worth families, business owners and executives. He joins one of the firm’s Advisor Select branches managed by Alex Reznikov in the Post Oak/Galleria area of west Houston.

“The depth and breadth of the firm’s investment and planning platform, in addition to the advisor-centric culture, is why I joined Raymond James,” said Murphy, senior vice president of wealth management. “I am impressed by the firm’s offering and services designed specifically to cater to high-net-worth families’ needs.”

Lance’s tenure in financial services spans 26 years in traditional and alternative investment management businesses. He began his career at A I M Funds and later served in management roles for both Van Kampen Funds and Hines Real Estate Investments. He also served as an executive vice president and member of the executive committee for FS Investments, as well as president of the firm’s broker-dealer and distributor. More recently, Lance worked as a managing director with Invesco, where he was responsible for developing the firm’s retail alternative investments platform and strategy.

Murphy is a graduate of Texas Tech University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. He has also earned the Certified Investment Management AnalystSM professional designation from the Wharton School.

About Raymond James & Associates
Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC, which has built a national reputation for more than 59 years as a leader in financial planning for individuals, corporations and municipalities, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF), a leading diversified financial services company with approximately 8,700 financial advisors throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are $1.25 trillion. Additional information is available at