• Dean Dancer

    Senior Vice President, Investments

As co-founder of Palm Avenue Wealth Advisory Group, Dean provides valuable guidance for our clients and team. He has a focus on business development and is knowledgeable in comprehensive financial planning and estate planning. Dean holds himself to the highest standard of integrity and enjoys developing lasting relationships with clients as he helps them pursue their goals.

Before joining Raymond James, Dean was a senior vice president, wealth management and financial advisor with UBS and Smith Barney. He was previously a vice president and branch manager at Barnett Bank. Dean earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Michigan University.

Dean is a trustee of The Shore Church, a board chair for Hope 4 Communities and a co-founder of the nonprofit Uncommon Kids, in Sarasota. An avid tennis player, he enjoys watching and playing most sports as well as traveling with his family.

Originally from Michigan, Dean lives in Sarasota with his wife, Kelly. They are proud parents of two sons, Mack and Mason.

Raymond James is not affiliated with any of the organizations listed above.