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Raymond James Insurance Group Names New President

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What You Need to Know

  • Doug Brigman was Tampa Bay Complex manager at Raymond James & Associates.
  • Brigman succeeds Scott Stolz, who retired from Raymond James in December.
  • The Insurance Group provides insurance and annuity products and services to Raymond James advisors.

Raymond James Financial has promoted Doug Brigman to serve as president of Raymond James Insurance Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the firm and a department within its Global Wealth Solutions business.

RJIG provides insurance and annuity products and services to Raymond James financial advisors and select correspondent firms.

Brigman succeeds Scott Stolz, who retired from Raymond James in December. He has served in several leadership capacities at Raymond James for the last 12 years, most recently as the Raymond James & Associates Tampa Bay Complex manager since October 2017, according to his LinkedIn profile. Prior to that role, he was head of fiduciary services from 2016 to 2017.

Brigman also led the planning and strategy division for the firm’s Private Client Group from 2011 to 2016. Prior to joining Raymond James, he led a team as product manager at Progressive Insurance through the independent insurance agent channel.

“Doug brings extensive cross-industry experience and firm-specific knowledge to this critical advisor-focused role within Global Wealth Solutions,” according to Haig Ariyan, head of Global Wealth Solutions at Raymond James and president of the Raymond James division Alex. Brown.

“In his prior positions within Raymond James, he has proven his ability to lead teams and execute growth strategies in support of the firm and advisors,” Ariyan said in a statement. “I look forward to Doug’s leadership in this area as we continue to grow and enhance the RJIG offering for advisors and their clients.”

RJIG’s full-service platform offers advisors access to protective planning solutions with insurance and annuity products, a variety of insurance carriers, a team of specialists educational materials, licensing and continuing education, and marketing tools and resources.

“We remain committed to evolving and refining our offering for advisors in order to ensure the most optimal and efficient strategies are available to them as they work with their clients,” according to Brigman.

Raymond James & Associates is “actively interviewing candidates” to fill Brigman’s prior role of Tampa Bay Complex manager, the company said.

Raymond James Financial has about 8,200 advisors in charge of $1.03 trillion in client assets.

(Pictured: Doug Brigman)