Senior Vice President, Investments
Wealth Management Specialist
With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Janet Sperling advises clients on a broad range of financial and retirement planning strategies. As a Senior Vice President, Investments for Raymond James & Associates, located in Sarasota, Florida, she focuses on listening to each client because she believes everyone’s needs and financial goals for the future are unique.
Offering a wide range of investment services and alternatives, Janet is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals. Specializing in investment management, wealth building strategies and pre and post retirement planning, she works with clients to design investment portfolios to meet their individual needs. Service is what sets Janet apart from others in the industry. Whether you need assistance understanding the complex world of financial alternatives or assuring your financial security, she will put you—and your needs—first.
Before joining Raymond James as a financial advisor, Janet worked at Dean Witter for 2 years. Additionally, she currently holds the following licenses: a Series 7 General Securities representative, a Series 63 Investment advisor representative, a Series 9 and 10 FINRA General Securities Sales Supervisor.
Janet graduated from University of South Florida in 1980 with a BFA. She additionally completed her MFA in 1983 from New York University. A firm believer in continuing education, Janet enhances her experience by attending annual conferences and completing internal courses at Raymond James.
Janet takes great pride in community involvement. She has served on the foundation boards of the non-profit organization, Boys and Girls club of Sarasota, and The United Way. She presently is a board member of the Sarasota Ballet since 2011 and serves on the Governance board.
Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Janet currently resides in Sarasota, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Keith, who is a retired General Contractor, and their children and grandchildren as well as their two beloved Boxer dogs. When she is not working with clients, Janet enjoys playing tennis, attending fitness classes and cooking for her friends and family.