Gary Kleinman
Gary Wayne Kleinman, WMS® Senior Vice President, Investments Managing Director

With his extensive experience and comprehensive approach to asset management, Gary is committed to serving as the “go-to” professional for those seeking personalized financial guidance and investment insight. Throughout his almost four decades in the financial services industry, he has built a reputation as a seasoned advisor who truly places the interests of his clients first. He is a Wealth Management Specialist® serving a diverse range of clients that includes business owners and corporate executives.

Gary joined Raymond James in 2001 and is a member of the prestigious Raymond James Chairman’s Council, a privilege limited to a select few.* Earlier in his career, he served as a senior vice president and board member at J.B. Hanauer & Co.

Gary’s father was a businessman who had a solid understanding of the markets, which inspired Gary to pursue a career in business and investments. He attended the University of Tampa and earned a bachelor’s degree in business, and went on to complete a Securities Industry Association advanced course of study at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Staying connected to the community is a priority for Gary. He is a former board member of the American Red Cross and Tampa Jewish Family Services.

Gary grew up in New York but has lived in Tampa since 1978. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, softball and racquetball. He also loves spending time with his wife, Laura, their children, Hannah and Cory, and their dog, Simon. Recently, Gary became a grandfather to his first grandchild. Reid is Gary’s pride and joy, and he looks forward to spoiling many more grandkids in his future.

*Membership is based mainly on assets under management, education, credentials and fiscal year production. Requalification is required annually. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. No fee is paid in exchange for this award/rating.