Denise Makranyi

Registered Client Service Associate

With over 16 years of experience with Raymond James, Denise's specialty is client service. Her expertise lies in the area of operations. She enjoys working with clients to effectively meet their needs and exceed their expectations. A client experience with John Makranyi Wealth Management Group of Gaylord, Michigan generally begins with Denise's pleasant phone greeting. She understands that every individual is important and she will strive to effectively address each request. Denise maintains industry licenses Series 7 and Series 66.

Originally from Logan, West Virginia, Denise graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Physical Therapy. She served as the Supervisor of the Physical Therapy Department at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida until she took a position in an out-patient clinic working with individuals with orthopedic injuries. After the birth of her second daughter, Denise became a stay-at-home mom before beginning her career with Raymond James.  

As an avid musician, Denise serves her community as the pianist and choir director of the Lewiston Congregational Church where she has previously served on the Board of Diaconate. Denise is a member of 100 Women Who Care of the Otsego County Community Foundation and volunteers for the Otsego County Food Pantry. She lives in Gaylord, Michigan with her husband, John, and they have two grown daughters, Melissa and Meghan. In her spare time away from the office, Denise enjoys cooking and reading, as well as biking in beautiful Northern Michigan. She appreciates the opportunity to work with her family as a part of the John Makranyi Wealth Management Group of Raymond James.