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July 26, 2011

Greg Williams Named Managing Director Of Raymond James Private Client Group Administration

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Greg Williams has been chosen to fill the new position of senior vice president and managing director of Private Client Group administration, according to Raymond James Chief Operating Officer Chet Helck.

“Over nearly five decades, Raymond James developed one of the best performing and most respected private client organizations in the industry,” said Helck. “With his depth of experience and corporate knowledge, Greg is the perfect choice to help us strengthen and improve our practice.”

To improve productivity, Williams will work with other Private Client Group leaders to further align functions supporting Raymond James financial advisors and their clients. He will report directly to Helck.

Williams is a 17-year veteran of Raymond James and is currently chief administrative officer for subsidiary Raymond James Financial Services and a member of the RJFS board of directors. Williams previously worked in Accounting and Asset Management Services.

About Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Raymond James Financial (NYSE-RJF) is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. Its three principal wholly owned broker/dealers, Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services and Raymond James Ltd. have more than 5,400 financial advisors serving 1.9 million accounts in 2,400 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are approximately $278 billion, of which approximately $37 billion are managed by the firm’s asset management subsidiaries.

To the extent that Raymond James makes or publishes forward-looking statements (regarding management expectations, strategic objectives, business prospects, anticipated expense savings, financial results, anticipated results of litigation and regulatory proceedings, and other similar matters), a variety of factors, many of which are beyond Raymond James’ control, could cause actual results and experiences to differ materially from the expectations and objectives expressed in these statements. These factors are described in Raymond James’ 2010 annual report on Form 10-K and the quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended December 31, 2010 and March 31, 2011, which are available on RAYMONDJAMES.COM and SEC.GOV.