1962: Robert A. James Investments merges with Raymond & Associates to form Raymond James.
1983: Raymond James is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, symbol RJF.
2008: Raymond James is one of the few firms to remain stable and profitable through the economic downturn.
2012: Raymond James and Morgan Keegan merge to form one of the country’s largest full-service wealth management and investment banking firms not headquartered on Wall Street.
Raymond James Financial was recently named the best full-service broker in the 2011 SmartMoney annual broker survey for the third time in four years – ranking above Edward Jones, Wells Fargo, UBS, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.