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John J. Makranyi Senior Vice President of Investments

John brings over 40 years of knowledge and experience as a financial advisor to help individuals, families, and businesses in moving forward toward reaching their goals and dreams. Conducting his wealth management practice with honesty and integrity has been the driving force behind John’s success. He builds lifelong relationships with his clients and strives to provide comprehensive guidance through all stages of their financial lives.

Joining Raymond James in 1983, John has a background in asset management and institutional research. He graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint and attended graduate school at Northwestern University. John holds multiple industry licenses including Series 7, 8, 24, 63, and 65. Additionally, he maintains insurance licenses for life, annuities, and long-term care.

With an ardent desire to give back to his community, John has served on the Otsego Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, the Rotary Club of Gaylord Board, the United Way of Gaylord Board as well as the Board of Education for Johannesburg Lewiston Schools. John and his wife Denise enjoy living in beautiful Northern Michigan where he enjoys running, biking, and golfing. They have two grown daughters—Melissa and Meghan. Recently, John and Denise welcomed their first grandchild, Jack.

Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.