Bob Pennington joined Raymond James in April 2003. He oversees the Kentucky Public Finance group and leads the team’s national USDA Rural Development Finance initiative. This includes innovative financing options for water and environmental, community facility, and energy projects that are credit-enhanced through various USDA programs.
From 1989 to 1993, Bob worked for the Commonwealth of Kentucky with the Office of Financial Management (Kentucky Infrastructure Authority) as a financial analyst. From 1993 to 2003, he worked for both Hilliard Lyons and Kirkpatrick Pettis as a public finance banker.
Bob graduated in 1988 from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. He resides with his family in Frankfort, Kentucky, and has four daughters, Molly, Emma, Lily and Kate.