Jason Appelt

Managing Director
Cranberry Township, PA

Jason joined Raymond James in May 2022 to lead the National Charter School Group. He began his career in municipal finance as a specialized software programmer in 1997. In 1999, he transitioned to investment banking and worked with multiple non-profit entities, primarily in the education sector, on all facets of bond financing. Since 2011, he has built a specialized practice in charter schools, and has led bond financings for a wide variety of charter schools nationwide, totaling over $1.5 billion par value. Jason received a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and a Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University.