Austin Spires

AAMS®
Financial Advisor
Accredited Asset Management Specialist

Austin graduated from Adrian College Summa Cum Laude with dual degrees in Economics and Accounting. In January 2016, he joined the John Makranyi Wealth Management Group of Raymond James in Gaylord, Michigan as a financial advisor. As a member of the team, Austin utilizes his educational background to work together with our clients to tailor their portfolio to fit their specific needs. With our process, Austin provides concentrated monitoring, frequent communication, and top-notch service.

Austin holds industry licenses that include the Series 7 and the Series 66. He is also licensed to provide life, health, and long term care insurance as well as fixed, indexed, and variable annuities. Additionally, Austin has achieved the designation of Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM, and he has passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification examination and is working towards completing the remaining requirements. Currently, Austin is enrolled in the Raymond James Advisor Mastery Program.

It is important to Austin to be involved in the Gaylord community. He currently serves on the Professional Advisory Council for the Otsego County Community Foundation and volunteers his time for the Otsego County Food Pantry. Austin—originally from Mancelona, Michigan—now lives in Gaylord with his wife, Meghan and their Goldendoodle, Finn. When he is not in the office, you can find Austin outdoors in Northern Michigan spending time with his family.