What Associates Are Saying 

One of the best ways to gain insight into a company is by hearing what their associates have to say. Read what several Raymond James associates love about working for Raymond James.


Darren Pippio
Darren Pippio

Senior Vice President, Advisory Consulting
Asset Management Services

"The enthusiastic professionals, growth opportunities and commitment to balancing work and play distinguished Raymond James from other potential employers. My decision to grow my career here has yielded great returns, including solid business partnerships and strong friendships."

Jule Gerlach
Jule Gerlach

Relationship Manager
Information Security Access Administration

"I’ve been presented with opportunities to challenge myself and excel in my career, thanks to Raymond James."

Ron Whitaker
Ron Whitaker

Vice President, Assistant Treasurer
Accounting Administration

"It is very satisfying to work with people who develop thoughtful and intelligent plans to achieve goals – and who have fun along the way. Raymond James has made a good transition from small to large over the past couple of decades, and that has to be somewhat attributable to their strong work ethic."

Rachel McNeil
Rachel McNeil

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
Mustard Seed Advisors of Raymond James

"I joined Raymond James through the OPTIONS program, which provides an invaluable opportunity to learn many aspects of the business and engage in a wide spectrum of projects. One of the best attributes of the program is the provision of organized opportunities for participants to meet and network with senior management, including Chairman Tom James and CEO Paul Reilly. "

Rob Goff
Rob Goff

Vice President, Retirement Choice
Private Client Group Administration

"Raymond James offers the flexibility to choose a career path suited to my specific needs and skill set. And the employee-centric culture, the great standing in the community and the friendly people make it an enjoyable place to start each day."

Caitlin Britt
Caitlin Britt

Investment Banking Analyst (former OPTIONs candidate)
Investment Banking - Atlanta

"The OPTIONS program is a testament to the firm’s philosophy that investing in the careers of young professionals is beneficial not only to the professionals themselves, but to the future of the firm."

Angela Gingras
Angela Gingras

Vice President
Compliance

"For me, the financial services industry offers a fascinating career that provides a lifetime of learning. It is uncommon to work in an environment where everyone shares the same philosophies and pride in their company. I am glad to be a part of Raymond James and telling others about my firm."

Salena Majeed
Selena Majeed

Manager, Partner Group
Human Resources

"To me, a large portion of a job is about the people you spend your time with while at work. And Raymond James is like my second family."

Ryan Andrzejak
Ryan Andrzejak

Alternative Investments Operations Analyst
Alternative Investment Group

"The service first mentality permeates throughout the entire firm. No one does things just for themselves – everyone is always looking out for each other."

Ibrahim Cisse
Ibrahim Cisse

Assistant Vice President, Loan Accountant
Raymond James Bank

"In a way, my job could be seen as bland – its numbers, the economy, etc. – but the structure and elements around me allow me to be creative and come up with new ideas all the time."

Josh Johnson
Josh Johnson

Vice President, Strategy & Administration
Asset Management Services

"Raymond James offers all the opportunities of Wall Street but with the values and culture of Main Street. I love that I can take an idea and feel empowered to pursue that idea and make it happen."

Saad Rahmouni
Saad Rahmouni

Regional Compliance Manager
Raymond James Financial Services

"There are a lot of dynamic situations that occur every day, making no two days alike – that certitude that every day is going to be different is something I really enjoy about my job."

David Sisemore
David Sisemore

Senior Vice President, Regional Management
Raymond James Financial Services

"The biggest difference between Raymond James then and Raymond James now is that nothing has changed. What you see is what you get. While the company has grown and evolved, we still rely on the same core principles we were founded on – client first, conservatism, independence and integrity."

Carmen Inclan
Carmen Inclan

Vice President, Mortgage Banking Sales
Raymond James Bank

"At Raymond James, there’s a culture of doing what’s right, always doing what’s right, and improving yourself a little bit every day."

Corliss Cole
Corliss Cole

Vice President, Sales & Service Support Manager
Raymond James Trust

"I see the opportunities for me to grow and learn, to leverage businessmen and women to allow me to be more successful than I’d ever imagined – minus the egos."

James White
James White

Senior Manager, Retirement & Equity Plan Services
Human Resources Total Rewards

"The culture here is phenomenal, and it’s also consistent. Client first and family first. You walk through the halls and know people’s names that you met years ago and that creates a connection throughout the firm."

Chris Butler
Chris Butler

Senior Vice President, Private Client Group Investment Products
Alternative Investment Group

"The fact that you’re expected to, empowered to and rewarded for putting clients’ interests first is a huge differentiator between Raymond James and our competitors. It’s a caring culture, a client-centric culture, a conservative culture, but it’s a growth-driven culture as well. It extends to everyone around here, in our community and around the U.S."

Tuyen Tu
Tuyen Tu

Vice President, Cash Management
Private Client Banking

"The people here are absolutely amazing – their dedication and commitment to doing what’s right. Sometimes you may take it for granted, then you’re sitting in a meeting and a senior executive isn’t asking about the number, he’s asking about the client experience. It constantly resonates that the client experience is what’s most important."

Anthony Blenke
Anthony Blenke

Accounts Payable Coordinator
Accounts Payable

"I enjoy that every day is something new, and it’s always a fun, challenging experience. This is a place that I can experience a professional environment, but one that’s exciting."