Rick Sofka
Richard A. Sofka, CFP®, CFPA™, CRPC™ Senior Vice President, Investments

Rick brings experience and patience to his approach to financial services. While helping clients understand the complexities of their financial outlooks, he listens to their concerns and helps ensure their goals are incorporated into their financial plans. Rick strives to set himself apart in his field by providing attention to detail, high ethical standards, a caring personality and a positive attitude.

Prior to joining Raymond James, Rick was a senior vice president and wealth management advisor for Merrill Lynch and Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. A graduate of the University of Dayton, he holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is also a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and the recipient of the Certified Retirement Planning Counselor™ and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor™ designations.

On a day-to-day basis, Rick meets with clients to discuss their financial goals and address any concerns they may have with their financial well-being. He takes time to explain investments to them in a way that makes sense and that helps facilitates comfort, confidence and trust in their relationship.

Outside the office, Rick enjoys several hobbies. He is a fan of antiquing, skiing, hiking in national parks, gardening, vintage cars, Crossfit and reading. Originally from Lakewood, Ohio, Rick still lives and works there today.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner,  CFP Logo Flame Design and  CFP Logo Plaque Design in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.