Carl P. Bucker

  • Carl P. Bucker

    Branch Manager

    Sales Development Manager

Carl Bucker has worked in the financial services industry since 1993. In 2005, Carl joined Raymond James as a Divisional Sales Manager for the Florida Division and subsequently served as Complex Manager for Greater Palm Beach County. He is currently the Sales Development Manager for Raymond James & Associates in Central Florida, where he focuses on finding experienced advisors with a commitment to putting the needs of their clients first. For his own clients, Carl serves as their financial accountability partner, coach and counselor with the goal of helping them to realize their financial and lifestyle dreams.

Prior to joining the financial services industry, Carl attended Vincennes University while on active duty. He graduated from the Securities Industries Institute at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and currently holds his Series 6, 7, 8, 24, 31, 63 and 65 licenses. Carl was drawn to the financial services industry because of the opportunity to help people achieve financial independence. In 1993, he became a Regional Manager at PFS Investments. In 1996, he joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor and became a Senior Resident Director for the firm in 1998. In 2004, he left Merrill to join Allen & Company as a Vice President, Resident Manger and Corporate Sales Director. Carl was eventually drawn to Raymond James because of the firm's entrepreneurial environment, service to advisors and great reputation in the industry.

Originally from New Castle, PA, Carl currently lives in Ocala, FL with his wife Renee. Carl has five children - Sasha, Tyler, Carly, Trevor and Quentin - one granddaughter, Taylor and a grandson, Thomas. He enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, snow skiing and classic cars - especially 60's muscle cars.