Seventeen Raymond James Advisors Named to Top 50 List

Dec 17, 2010, 13:28 ET from Raymond James Financial

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank Investment Consultant magazine has announced the results of its 2010 ranking of the "Top 50 Bank Reps." This prestigious list featured 17 financial advisors affiliated with Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS), the most from any firm in the country. In addition, four RJFS advisors placed in the top ten, including Don Foster and Steve Sherrod of The Bank and Trust in San Angelo, Texas; Don Graeter of Central Bank and Trust in Louisville, Ky.; and Mike Voiles of The Bank and Trust in Uvalde, Texas.

The list ranks the top financial advisors in the bank-branch system based on the ratio of the advisor's production to deposits in the branch (or branches) they cover.

The 17 advisors are affiliated with RJFS and employees of their financial institutions per an agreement between the bank and the Financial Institutions Division of RJFS (RJFS-FID).

John W. Houston, managing director of RJFS -FID, remarked, "Raymond James is extremely proud to be affiliated with these distinguished advisors. Being named to the 2010 Top 50 Bank Reps list is an acknowledgement of their premier status and a significant achievement. Their success is a testament to the quality customer service, products and resources provided by these advisors, their financial institutions and Raymond James."


Name

Bank

Location

Don Foster & Steve Sherrod

The Bank and Trust

San Angelo, Texas

Don Graeter

Central Bank and Trust

Louisville, Ky.

Mike Voiles

The Bank and Trust

Uvalde, Texas

Rich Pilakowski

Town & Country Bank

Kearney, Neb.

Greg Driskell

First National Bank

Creston, Iowa

Bill Russell

South Side Trust & Savings Bank

Peoria, Ill.

Chuck Sinclair

Mercantile Bank

St. Joseph, Mo.

Peter McFarland

Central Bank & Trust

Lexington, Ky.

Greg Scott

Summit Bank

Panama City, Fla.

Philip Krupps

Brown County State Bank

Mount Sterling, Ill.

Ron Campbell

First Community Bank

Bluefield, W.Va.

Philip Moses, Jr.

First Federal Bank

Lake City, Fla.

Greg Malin

Fulton Bank

Camp Hill, Pa.

Brock Kidd

Pinnacle National Bank

Nashville, Tenn.

Steve Kennedy

TowneBank

Newport News, Va.

Ron Anderson

Bank of Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colo.




About the Financial Institutions Division of RJFS

The Financial Institutions Division (RJFS-FID) was established by Raymond James in 1987 to provide banks and credit unions with brokerage services as an alternative to traditional third-party investment providers. RJFS-FID provides true, full-service securities brokerage and advisory services to financial institutions seeking to compete with the largest banks and securities firms in the country. In addition to a full complement of investment products and services, RJFS-FID has the ability to deliver investment banking, public finance, research, self-clearing capabilities and wealth management services to both individuals and institutions. The division currently provides brokerage and advisory services to over 200 financial institutions across 42 states with total investment assets under administration of more than $27 billion in approximately 287,000 client accounts.

Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, and are • NOT Deposits • NOT Insured by FDIC/NCUA or any other government agency • NOT GUARANTEED by the financial institution • Subject to risk and may lose value • Raymond James is not affiliated with the financial institution or the investment center.

About Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Raymond James Financial (NYSE: RJF) is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. Its three principal wholly owned broker/dealers, Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services and Raymond James Ltd. have more than 5,300 financial advisors serving 1.9 million accounts in 2,300 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are approximately $254 billion, of which approximately $31 billion are managed by the firm's asset management subsidiaries.

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