Peter Bermont
Peter L. Bermont Managing Director

Peter serves as the group’s senior portfolio manager and managing partner. His experience in the financial services industry spans nearly 40 years.

A thoughtful problem-solver, Peter enjoys helping individuals, not-for-profit corporations and endowments pursue and achieve their financial goals.

Before joining Morgan Keegan, which became part of Raymond James in 2012, he served as managing director for Smith Barney and senior vice president for Drexel Burnham Lambert. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University School of Business, where he served as a trustee, and attended the New York Institute of Finance.

Peter has earned the Private Wealth Advisor1 designation from Raymond James. This designation reflects his experience in managing the financial concerns of families, individuals and organizations of significant wealth, and his mastery of methods and resources necessary to support their expansive financial interests.

Despite his busy calendar as an advisor and consultant, Peter still finds the time to serve his community. He was among the “Twelve Good Men” recognized by Ronald McDonald House Charities for community involvement, civic service and commitment to South Florida charities. He serves on the board of the United Way, as chair of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Miami and is a past president and trustee of Temple Israel. He also chairs the pension committee of the Public Health Trust, a $600 million fund.

He was a founder and first chairman of the Miami Bond Club, chairman of the board of Miami Children’s Hospital, chairman of the board of Ransom Everglades School, and president and chairman of the Mental Health Association of Dade County.

Peter is a native of Miami and lives in Coconut Grove with his wife, Kerrin. They have four children and seven grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys biking, golfing and playing with Elinore, his golden doodle.

1 Private Wealth Advisor is a designation awarded by Raymond James to financial advisors who have demonstrated mastery in anticipating and managing the expansive financial needs of high-net-worth individuals, families and organizations.

Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.