June 7, 2019

Six Raymond James-Affiliated Program Managers Named Top In The Nation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Six program managers affiliated with Raymond James Financial Institutions Division were recently named among the top in the nation in Bank Investment Consultant’s (BIC) list of the Top 30 Program Managers. This year’s list includes many multiple-year honorees, including this year’s number one ranked program manager Gary Collier of Pinnacle Bank in Nashville, Tennessee. Gary Collier is the top program manager for the second year in a row, as well as the first repeat winner.

The Raymond James-affiliated investment program managers honored in this annual list are:

No. 1 – Gary Collier of Pinnacle Bank in Nashville, Tennessee

No. 7 – Ken Wren Jr. of TowneBank in Suffolk, Virginia

No. 9 – Mike George of Fulton Bank in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

No. 21 – Steve Kruchten of Bremer Bank in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

No. 24 – Jeremy Siragusa of First National Bank of Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska

No. 27 – Denise Togger of Union Investment Services in Glen Allen, Virginia

“I’m proud to congratulate the six outstanding program managers who were recognized by BIC this year,” said Tim Killgoar, senior vice president and head of Raymond James Financial Institutions Division. “This recognition is awarded to some of the very best in the industry, and we are honored to be affiliated with these exceptional program managers.”

To determine the Top 30 Program Managers, Bank Investment Consultant ranked program managers on several criteria, including the number of advisors they oversee, team assets under management, percentage growth in team production and production per advisor. 

About Raymond James Financial Services
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., is a financial services firm supporting more than 4,200 independent financial advisors nationwide. Since 1974, Raymond James Financial Services Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, has provided a wide range of investment and wealth planning related services through its affiliate, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Both broker/dealers are wholly owned subsidiaries of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF) a leading diversified financial services company with approximately 7,900 financial advisors in 3,100 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are $796 billion.*

* As of 3/31/2019. Past performance is not an indication of future results. The information provided is for informational purposes only and is not a solicitation to buy or sell Raymond James Financial stock.

About the Financial Institutions Division
The Financial Institutions Division was established by Raymond James in 1987 to provide banks and credit unions with an alternative to traditional third-party investment providers. Raymond James provides full-service securities brokerage and advisory services to financial institutions seeking to compete with the largest banks and securities firms in the country. In addition to a full complement of investment products and services, Raymond James has the ability to deliver investment banking, public finance, research, self-clearing capabilities and wealth management services to both individuals and institutions.

To compile the Bank Investment Consultant (“BIC”) list, multiple variables were used and combined into a weighted average. Specifically, six factors were used: the number of advisors they oversee, team assets under management, annual team production, percentage growth in AUM, percentage growth in production and production‐per‐advisor. BIC calculated their own estimates for production‐per‐advisor based on other numbers submitted in their nomination process. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. BIC is not affiliated with Raymond James.

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