Award Disclosures

2022 Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors

The Forbes Next-Gen Wealth Advisors rankings, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criterion, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered are under 40, have a minimum of four years' experience, and the algorithm weighs factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass the highest standards of best practices. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings. The Research Summary (as of August 2022) included: 35,465 nominations for all rankings, based on thresholds, 19,986 invited to complete online survey, 14,892 telephone interviews, 3,038 in-person interviews at advisors’ location, 1,357 virtual interviews and 3,513 individuals considered and 100 individuals won the Next-Gen ranking. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. For more information and complete details on methodology, go to www.shookresearch.com.

2022 Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors Best-in-State

The Forbes Next-Gen Wealth Advisors Best-In-State rankings, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criterion, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered are under 40, have a minimum of four years' experience, and the algorithm weighs factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass the highest standards of best practices. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings. The Research Summary (as of August 2022) included: 35,465 nominations for all rankings, based on thresholds, 19,986 invited to complete online survey, 14,892 telephone interviews, 3,038 in-person interviews at advisors’ location, 1,357 virtual interviews and 3,513 individuals considered and 1,000 individuals won the Next-Gen ranking. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. For more information and complete details on methodology, go to www.shookresearch.com.

2023 Forbes America's Top Wealth Management Teams Best-in-State

The 2023 Forbes ranking of America’s Top Wealth Management Teams Best-In-State, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. This ranking is based upon the period from 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2022 and was released on 01/12/2023. Advisor teams that are considered must have one advisor with a minimum of seven years of experience, have been in existence as a team for at least one year, have at least 5 team members, and have been nominated by their firm. The algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Out of approximately 8,000 team nominations, 2,860 advisor teams received the award based on thresholds. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please see https://www.forbes.com/lists/wealth-management-teams-best-in-state/ for more info.

2023 Financial Planning Top 40 Under 40

Each year Financial Planning ranks the highest-producing advisors in wealth management who are under 40. Over 400 candidates were considered and 40 were chosen to receive each list: the Top 40 Advisors Under 40 and the Top 40 Regional Advisors Under 40. Nominees for the rankings were 39 or younger as of Dec. 31, 2022, and were registered with an advisory firm in the employee channel. Production totals were used to determine the rankings. Nominees’ information was confirmed with their employers. Production and AUM figures are as of Sept. 30, 2022. Time period upon which the rating is based is from Oct. 1, 2021, to Sept. 30, 2022, and was released on 2/1/2023. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Financial Planning is not affiliated with Raymond James. Please visit https://www.financial-planning.com/list/these-are-the-top-40-regional-brokers-under-40-in-2023 for more info.

2023 Forbes America's Top Women Wealth Advisors

The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors with a minimum of seven years of experience and weighing factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. This ranking is based upon the period from 02/04/22 to 09/30/22 and was released on 02/02/2023. Research Summary (as of February 2023): 38,314 nominations were received and 100 women won. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit https://www.forbes.com/lists/top-women-advisors/?sh=36214c902a8f for more info.

2023 Forbes Top Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors

The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-In-State, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors with a minimum of seven years of experience and weighing factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. This ranking is based upon the period from 02/04/22 to 09/30/22 and was released on 02/02/2023. Research Summary (As of February, 2023) 38,314 nominations were received and approximately 1,700 women won based on thresholds. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit https://www.forbes.com/lists/best-in-state-women-advisors/?sh=7ae191421d11 for more info.

2023 BISA Technology Innovation Award

The Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) Technology Innovation Award is designed to recognize leadership in the advancement of the financial services industry's products, services and platforms through technology innovation. This award highlights companies for their commitment to advancements in technology-based solutions for the industry. Candidacy for the (2023) Technology Innovation Award is limited to products launched in (2023) and is open to BISA Leadership members, as well as Associate and Associate Plus members. This is based upon the period from 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2022 and was released on 02/28/2023. A total of 7 firms received this award out of the 7 that were eligible. The award is not representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award. BISA is not affiliated with Raymond James. For more info see: https://www.bisanet.org/page/TechnologyAward.

2023 BISA Diversity Equity & Inclusion Award

The Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) 2023 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award annually recognizes the successful diversity efforts of organizations from the financial industry. The award is presented by BISA to recognize member firms that demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and results in diversity management. To be considered, organizations must be able to showcase internal and/or external strategies, talent and progress, learn how to continuously improve diversity efforts and results, and demonstrate the firm's commitment to being an employer of choice. This ranking is based upon the time period from 1/1/2022 to 11/30/2022 and was released on 02/28/2023. Out of 7 firm nominations, 3 firms were recognized by the BISA DE&I Committee. The award is not representative of any one client's experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor's future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award. BISA is not affiliated with Raymond James. For more information please see https://www.bisanet.org/page/DiversityAward.

2023 Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors

Barron’s is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. The rankings are based on data provided by 5,630 individual advisors and their firms and include qualitative and quantitative criteria. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 09/30/2021 to 09/30/2022, and was released on 03/10/2023. Factors included in the rankings: assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice and philanthropic work. Investment performance is not an explicit component because not all advisors have audited results and because performance figures often are influenced more by clients’ risk tolerance than by an advisor’s investment picking abilities. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Barron’s is not affiliated with Raymond James.

2023 Tampa Bay Times Top WorkPlaces Award

Top Workplaces rankings are based entirely on employee feedback. Organizations must achieve a 35% response rate to be considered for the Top Workplaces award. For organizations with fewer than 85 employees, at least 30 survey responses are required. Participants of the regional and national awards programs must survey their employees using the Energage Workplace Survey. The research-backed employee engagement survey consists of 24 base statements that capture anonymous responses in four culture imperatives, Align, Connect, Performance, and Engagement. The employee engagement survey also measures Employee Engagement, Leadership, and the Basics, which includes pay and benefits. To be eligible for the National Top Workplaces award, the organizations must employ a minimum of 150 employees. Out of 32 companies, 25 were named a Top Workplace for 2023. This ranking is based upon the period from 12/07/2021 to 12/05/2022 and was released on 03/26/2023. The award is not representative of any client's experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor's future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this recognition. Raymond James is not affiliated with Tampa Bay Times or Energage.

2023 Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors

The Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors 2023 ranking, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on in-person and telephone due diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm that includes: a review of best practices, client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations; and quantitative criteria, including: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. This ranking is based upon the period from 6/30/2021 to 6/30/2022 and was released on 4/4/2023. Investment performance is not a criterion because audited records rarely exist and clients have varying risk levels. Rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC and not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client’s experience. Research Summary (as of April 2023): 39,007 Advisor nominations were received based on high thresholds. 22,243 Advisors were invited to complete the online survey. SHOOK has conducted over 17,546 telephone interviews with advisors. 3,557 Advisors were interviewed in-person at the Advisors' location and 1,361 interview were web-based. Final list of the top 250 advisors was then compiled based an algorithm that considers both quantitative and qualitative criteria. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please see https://www.forbes.com/lists/top-wealth-advisors/?sh=4281b4c61c7c for more info.

2023 Forbes Top Wealth Advisors Best-in-State

The Forbes Top Wealth Advisors Best-In-State 2023 ranking, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. This ranking is based upon the period from 6/30/2021 to 6/30/2022 and was released on 4/4/2023. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years of experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Out of approximately 39,007 nominations, 7,321 advisors received the award. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit https://www.forbes.com/lists/best-in-state-wealth-advisors/?sh=181ba856ab97 for more info.

2023 Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors

Barron’s is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. The rankings are based on data provided by 961 individual advisors and their firms and include qualitative and quantitative criteria. Data points that relate to quality of practice include professionals with a minimum of 7 years financial services experience, acceptable compliance records (no criminal U4 issues), client retention reports, charitable and philanthropic work, quality of practice, designations held, offering services beyond investments offered including estates and trusts, and more. Financial Advisors are quantitatively rated based on varying types of revenues produced and assets under management by the financial professional, with weightings associated for each. Investment performance is not an explicit component because not all advisors have audited results and because performance figures often are influenced more by clients’ risk tolerance than by an advisor’s investment picking abilities. This ranking is based upon the period from 12/31/2021 to 12/31/2022 and was released 4/14/2023. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Barron’s is not affiliated with Raymond James.

2023 Barron's Top 100 Institutional Consulting Teams

Barron’s is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. The ranking is based on information provided by 146 pre-qualified team responses. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 12/31/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 04/14/2023. The teams are ranked on a variety of factors, including their size and makeup of the team, the credentials and ongoing education of members, and the regulatory records. Financial Advisors are quantitatively rated based on the team institutional consulting AUM, Team revenue from institutional consulting, and percentage of team’s total AUM associated with institutional consulting, with weightings associated for each. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Barron’s is not affiliated with Raymond James.

2023 InvestmentNews Diversity & Inclusion See it Be it Award

Nominees for the InvestmentNews Diversity & Inclusion See it Be it Role Models Award must currently be working as financial planners, registered representatives or registered investment advisers, or as industry professionals in a role that supports financial advisers. Judges will consider demonstrations of leadership, business achievements and examples of being a role model or inspiring others from diverse backgrounds to succeed in the financial advice profession. InvestmentNews received 35 nominations in the category and selected 10 individuals for the See it Be It Role Models Award. Each role model has at least 10 years of experience in the industry. This ranking is based upon the period from 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2022 and was released on 04/17/2023. This ranking is not based on the services/advice offered by our financial advisors. The ranking may not be representative of any one client's experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating nor is Raymond James affiliated with InvestmentNews.

2023 Tampa Bay Business Journal Business of Pride – Voice

Submissions were reviewed by the Tampa Bay Business Journal Editorial Board based on each nominee’s ability to make a positive impact on the LGBTQ+ community in the past year. This recognition represents an outstanding LGBTQ+ business leader/individual who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ Community and who is making a difference in advancing equality in the business world. All winners must be from one of the following counties: Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk or Sarasota. Out of almost 35 nominations, 10 were selected. Investor experience and/or returns were not considered for this selection. This ranking is based upon the period from 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2022 and was released on 5/10/2023. This ranking is not based in anyway on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this recognition. Raymond James is not affiliated with Tampa Bay Business Journal.

2023 National Diversity Council LGBTQ+ Ally Award

Submissions were reviewed by the National Diversity Council leadership based on nominee’s demonstrated ability to serve as an ally to the LGBTQ+ community through advocacy efforts. Winners demonstrated high visibility in the LGBTQ+ community, promoted inclusiveness within the workplace, and fostered communication to drive understanding and awareness. The time period upon which the rating is based is from 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2022 and was released on 06/27/2023. Out of 12 nominations, 6 were selected. This recognition is not based in anyway on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this recognition. Raymond James is not affiliated with National Diversity Council.

2023 InvestmentNews 40 Under 40

Each year InvestmentNews recognizes 40 industry professions under the age of 40 based on factors including accomplishments as exhibited by their credentials and achievements in their industry-related projects, contributions to the industry, quality of leadership within the financial advice field, and promise/commitment to the field. The nominees were all under the age of 40 when the honorees were announced. Over 1000 nominees were considered and 40 were chosen to receive the award in 2023. The nominations are read and vetted by an internal group of editors and reporters at InvestmentNews. This ranking is based upon the period from 06/1/2022 to 6/1/2023 and was released on 06/05/2023. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management.The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. InvestmentNews is not affiliated with Raymond James.

2023 Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors

Barron’s is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. The rankings are based on data provided by individual advisors and their firms and include qualitative and quantitative criteria. There were a total of 1,028 applicants and data points that relate to quality of practice included professionals with a minimum of 7 years financial services experience, acceptable compliance records (no criminal U4 issues), client retention reports, charitable and philanthropic work, quality of practice, designations held, offering services beyond investments offered including estates and trusts, and more. Financial Advisors are quantitatively rated based on varying types of revenues produced and assets under management by the financial professional, with weightings associated for each. Investment performance is not an explicit component because not all advisors have audited results and because performance figures often are influenced more by clients’ risk tolerance than by an advisor’s investment picking abilities. This ranking is based upon the period from 03/01/2022 to 03/31/2023 and was released on 06/16/2023. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Barron’s is not affiliated with Raymond James.

2023 AdvisorHub 100 Advisors to Watch over $1b

The 2023 AdvisorHub 100 Advisors to Watch over $1b ranking is based on an algorithm of criteria, focused on three key areas: Quality of Practice, Year-Over-Year Growth, and Professionalism & Character. The rankings weigh the scores in Quality and Growth more heavily than other areas. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 6/20/2023. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, a clean regulatory record with 2 or fewer complaints and no significant judgements, must have been with their current firm for at least two years and in good standing, and have at least $100 million in assets under management. Out of 1,246 total nominations received, 100 advisors received the award. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with AdvisorHub.

2023 AdvisorHub 100 Advisors to Watch under $1b

The 2023 AdvisorHub 100 Advisors to Watch under $1b ranking is based on an algorithm of criteria, focused on three key areas: Quality of Practice, Year-Over-Year Growth, and Professionalism & Character. The rankings weigh the scores in Quality and Growth more heavily than other areas. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 6/20/2023. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, a clean regulatory record with 2 or fewer complaints and no significant judgements, must have been with their current firm for at least two years and in good standing, and have at least $100 million in assets under management. Out of 1,246 total nominations received, 100 advisors received the award. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with AdvisorHub.

2023 AdvisorHub 50 Women Advisors to Watch

The 2023 AdvisorHub 50 Women Advisors to Watch ranking is based on an algorithm of criteria, focused on three key areas: Quality of Practice, Year-Over-Year Growth, and Professionalism & Character. The rankings weigh the scores in Quality and Growth more heavily than other areas. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 6/20/2023. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, a clean regulatory record with 2 or fewer complaints and no significant judgements, must have been with their current firm for at least two years and in good standing, and have at least $100 million in assets under management. Out of 1,246 total nominations received, 50 advisors received the award. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with AdvisorHub.

2023 AdvisorHub 100 Solo Advisors to Watch

The 2023 AdvisorHub 100 Solo Practice Advisors to Watch ranking is based on an algorithm of criteria, focused on three key areas: Quality of Practice, Year-Over-Year Growth, and Professionalism & Character. The rankings weigh the scores in Quality and Growth more heavily than other areas. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 6/20/2023. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, a clean regulatory record with 2 or fewer complaints and no significant judgements, must have been with their current firm for at least two years and in good standing, and have at least $100 million in assets under management. Out of 1,246 total nominations received, 100 advisors received the award. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with AdvisorHub.

2023 AdvisorHub 200 Fast Growing Advisors to Watch

The 2023 AdvisorHub 200 Fast Growing Advisors to Watch ranking is based on an algorithm of criteria, focused on three key areas: Quality of Practice, Year-Over-Year Growth, and Professionalism & Character. The rankings weigh the scores in Quality and Growth more heavily than other areas. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 6/20/2023. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, a clean regulatory record with 2 or fewer complaints and no significant judgements, must have been with their current firm for at least two years and in good standing, and have at least $100 million in assets under management. Out of 1,246 total nominations received, 200 advisors received the award. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with AdvisorHub.

2023 AdvisorHub 50 Next Gen Advisors to Watch

The 2023 AdvisorHub 50 Next Gen Advisors to Watch ranking is based on an algorithm of criteria, focused on three key areas: Scope of practice as measured by assets, production and level of service, Year-Over-Year Growth, and Professionalism & Character. The rankings weigh the scores in Scope of Practice and Growth more heavily than other areas. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022, and was released on 6/20/2023. Advisors considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, a clean regulatory record with 2 or fewer complaints and no significant judgements, must have been with their current firm for at least two years and in good standing, and have at least $100 million in assets under management. Out of 1,246 total nominations received, 50 advisors received the award. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with AdvisorHub.

2023 Invest in Others Award

The Invest in Others (IiO) Awards program recognizes financial advisors who lend their time and talents to support nonprofits helping to make a difference in people’s lives. Through the five award categories -- Catalyst, Community Service, Emerging Impact, Lifetime Achievement and Volunteer of the Year -- the IiO Awards honor financial advisors who have contributed to their causes in significant ways. Finalists are selected based on their leadership, dedication, contribution, inspiration and impact on both the nonprofit and the community it serves. This ranking is based upon the period from 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2022 and was released on 7/17/2023. Out of over 600 Financial Advisors nominated 15 were selected as finalists while 75 were selected as honorable mentions. This ranking is not based in anyway on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management.  This ranking is not indicative of advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Raymond James is not affiliated with Invest in Others.

2023 Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors

The Forbes Next-Gen Wealth Advisors rankings, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criterion, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered are under 40, have a minimum of four years' experience, and the algorithm weighs factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass the highest standards of best practices. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings. The Research Summary (as of August 2023) included: 42,108 nominations for all rankings, based on thresholds, 22,874 invited to complete online survey, 17,996 telephone interviews, 3,859 in-person interviews at advisors’ location, 1,487 virtual interviews and 3,738 individuals considered and 100 individuals won the Next-Gen ranking. This ranking is based upon the period from 3/31/22 to 3/31/23 and was released on 8/8/23. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. For more information and complete details on methodology, go to https://www.forbes.com/lists/top-next-gen-advisors/?sh=330061875d4e.

2023 Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors Best-In-State

The Forbes Next-Gen Wealth Advisors Best-In-State rankings, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criterion, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered are under 40, have a minimum of four years' experience, and the algorithm weighs factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass the highest standards of best practices. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings. The Research Summary (as of August 2023) included: 42,108 nominations for all rankings, based on thresholds, 22,874 invited to complete online survey, 17,996 telephone interviews, 3,859 in-person interviews at advisors’ location, 1,487 virtual interviews and 3,738 individuals considered and 1,464 individuals won the Next-Gen ranking. This ranking is based upon the period from 3/31/22 to 3/31/23 and was released on 8/8/23. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. For more information go to https://www.forbes.com/lists/best-in-state-next-gen-advisors/?sh=166061825fc3.

2023 Barron's Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors

Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors, 2023. Barron’s is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. The rankings as of 9/15/2023 are based on data provided by 476 applications and include qualitative and quantitative criteria. Time period upon which the rating is based is from 6/30/2022 to 6/30/2023, and was released on 9/15/2023. Data points that relate to quality of practice include professionals with a minimum of 7 years financial services experience, acceptable compliance records (no criminal U4 issues), client retention reports, charitable and philanthropic work, quality of practice, designations held, offering services beyond investments offered including estates and trusts, and more. Advisors are quantitatively rated based on varying types of revenues produced and assets under management by the financial professional, with weightings associated for each. Investment performance is not an explicit component because not all advisors have audited results and because performance figures often are influenced more by clients’ risk tolerance than by an advisor’s investment picking abilities. This ranking is not based in any way on the individual's abilities in regards to providing investment advice or management. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor team’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Barron’s is not affiliated with Raymond James.

2023 Forbes America’s Top RIA Firms

The Forbes ranking of Best RIA Firms, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Firms considered for participation have principals with a minimum of seven years of experience, and the algorithm weights factors including revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience, the ability to demonstrate best practices in their approach to working with clients, and their commitment to diversity and philanthropy. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Research Summary (as of 10/10/2023) Out of approximately 42,643 nominations, 250 firms received the award. This ranking is based upon the period from 3/31/2022 to 3/31/2023 and was released on 10/10/2023. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. This ranking is not based on the services/advice offered by our financial advisors. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit https://www.forbes.com/lists/top-ria-firms/?sh=28a77f5d3cd5 for more info.

2024 Vault’s Top 100 Internship Rankings

Vault’s Top 100 Internship Rankings 2024 recognizes internship programs based on intern survey responses on a 1-10 scale in six core areas: Quality of Life, Compensation & Benefits, Interview Process, Career Development, Full-time Employment Prospects, and Diversity. In order to be considered for recognition, the internship program must have had at least 10 interns during the survey period. Out of 145 programs considered, 100 were recognized. The ranking is passed upon the survey period from 6/14/2023 to 8/25/2023, and was released on 10/25/2023. This ranking is not based on the services/advice offered by our financial advisors. Raymond James has not paid a fee in exchange for this award. Raymond James is not affiliated with Vault or Infobase.

2023 Forbes America's Top Wealth Management Teams (Top 100 HNW)

The 2023 Forbes ranking of America’s Top 100 Wealth Management Teams (Top 100 High Net Worth), developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. This ranking is based upon the period from 3/31/2022 to 3/31/2023 and was released on 11/7/2023. Advisor teams that are considered must have one advisor with a minimum of seven years of experience, have been in existence as a team for at least one year, have at least 5 team members, and have been nominated by their firm. The algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Out of 9,712 team nominations , 100 advisor teams received the award. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or SHOOK Research, LLC. Please see https://www.forbes.com/lists/top-wealth-management-teams-high-net-worth/?sh=5ec5d7d023e1 for more info.

2024 Forbes America's Top Wealth Management Teams Best-in-State

The 2024 Forbes ranking of America’s Top Wealth Management Teams Best-In-State, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. This ranking is based upon the period from 3/31/2022 to 3/31/2023 and was released on 01/09/2024. Advisor teams that are considered must have one advisor with a minimum of seven years of experience, have been in existence as a team for at least one year, have at least 5 team members, and have been nominated by their firm. The algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Out of approximately 10,100 team nominations, 4,100 advisor teams received the award based on thresholds. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please see https://www.forbes.com/lists/wealth-management-teams-best-in-state/ for more info.

2024 Financial Planning Top 40 Under 40

Each year Financial Planning ranks the highest-producing advisors in wealth management who are under 40. Over 370 candidates were considered and 40 were chosen to receive each list: the Top 40 Advisors Under 40 and the Top 40 Regional Advisors Under 40. Nominees for the rankings were 39 or younger as of Dec. 31, 2023, and were an employee working as a registered broker at a U.S. broker-dealer. Nominees must also have an acceptable compliance record, their T-12 production should be at least $1M, and custody of assets must be with the nominee’s firm of employment. Nominees’ information was confirmed with their employers. Production and AUM figures are as of Sept. 30, 2023. Time period upon which the rating is based is from Oct. 1, 2022, to Sept. 30, 2023, and was released on 2/6/2024. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Financial Planning is not affiliated with Raymond James. Please visit https://www.financial-planning.com/list/the-top-40-regional-brokers-under-40-in-2024 more info.

2024 Forbes America's Top Women Wealth Advisors

The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors with a minimum of seven years of experience and weighing factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. This ranking is based upon the period from 9/30/22 to 9/30/23 and was released on 02/08/2024. Research Summary (as of February 2024): 44,028 nominations were received and 100 women won. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit https://www.forbes.com/lists/top-women-advisors/?sh=36214c902a8f for more info.

2024 Forbes Top Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors

The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-In-State, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors with a minimum of seven years of experience and weighing factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. This ranking is based upon the period from 9/30/22 to 9/30/23 and was released on 02/08/2024. Research Summary (As of February, 2024) 44,028 nominations were received and approximately 1991 women won based on thresholds. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit https://www.forbes.com/lists/best-in-state-women-advisors/?sh=7ae191421d11 for more info.