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Raymond James Hires Edward Jones Exec to Lead Recruiting

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What You Need to Know

  • Raymond James has hired Robbie Moseley as vice president and head of its financial advisor recruiting platform.
  • Moseley joins from Edward Jones and succeeds Barry Papa, who died in March.
  • Raymond James' assets under management were $192 billion.

Raymond James has hired Robbie Moseley as vice president and head of its financial advisor recruiting platform. He joins from Edward Jones and succeeds Barry Papa, who died in March.

“We have an incredible recruiting team,” said Private Client Group President Scott Curtis in a statement. “Under Robbie’s guidance, we expect this team to continue to flourish and build on our strong, steady growth and outstanding recruiting results.”

At Edward Jones, where he worked for nearly eight years, Moseley was director of branch development, financial advisor recruiting and integration. He also led talent acquisition for the firm’s eastern division.

Earlier, Moseley worked for UBS (2007–2014), including as a financial advisor, producing manager, complex sales manager and branch administrative manager, his LinkedIn profile shows.

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“Raymond James’ reputation as a service-oriented, client-first culture combines with robust technology and a wide range of sophisticated financial planning expertise and products to really differentiate the firm from competitors,” Moseley said in a statement. 

“Its continued excellence in attracting and retaining the industry’s finest advisors is a testament to the Raymond James philosophy, and it’s a privilege to be able to share that story,” added Moseley, who now reports to Raymond James Private Client Group COO Kim Jenson. 

Raymond James had 8,482 advisors as of Sept. 30, of which 5,021 were independent contractors and 3,461 were employees. They worked with $1.12 trillion in assets under administration, $627 billion of which were in fee-based accounts; assets under management were $192 billion.

Pictured: Robbie Moseley