James A. “Jock” Wright, Managing Director - Mr. Wright is a Managing Director and senior municipal underwriter located in New York City. He joined Raymond James in 2006 after 10 years State Street in Boston. With 30 years of municipal fixed income industry experience, Mr. Wright serves as one of the Firm’s primary underwriters of tax-exempt debt with particular expertise and knowledge of the Airport, Higher Education and Health Care sectors. His primary focus is the East Coast although he has worked with issuers all over the country and has extensive relationships throughout the municipal finance industry. He holds a BS in Finance from Babson College and maintains the following FINRA licenses: Series 7, 53 and 63.
Some of his larger clients have included the Denver International Airport, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, Boston’s Logan Airport, The State of Connecticut, NY Water Authority, Virginia Resource Authority, Birmingham Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale Airport, New York State Dormitory Authority, Miami-Dade Seaport Authority, Trinity Health (ND), Mt. Sinai Medical of Miami, Eastern Maine Medical Center and Georgia Board of Regents, and Miami-Dade Airport. Additionally, Jock has served as lead underwriter on several Florida issues across the credit spectrum, which includes the School District of Polk County, Florida Governmental Utility Authority, the City of Fort Myers, Florida Municipal Loan Council, Manatee County and the Florida Institute of Technology to name a few.