Mark Payne

First Vice President, Investments
Haywood Road Branch


With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mark specializes in retirement income planning. His conservative, objective style helps clients gain confidence in the way their investments are being handled.

Mark worked with Smith Barney before joining Morgan Keegan, now Raymond James, in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Science in financial management from Clemson University.

A native of Bishopville, South Carolina, he now lives in Easley with his wife, Constance Cooper Payne. They have three children: Jenna, Andrew and Maggie. Mark attends Easley First Baptist Church, where he has served in various capacities. In his free time, he plays guitar and bass and enjoys reading, particularly about history and the financial markets. He also likes watching old movies and sports, especially Clemson athletics and Atlanta Braves baseball.