William C. Roney III

Senior Vice President & Division Director, Great Lakes Division at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

William C. Roney III

William C. Roney III

Senior Vice President & Division Director, Great Lakes Division at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

Biography

Raymond James & Associates, Inc
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William C. Roney III
Senior Vice President
Division Director, Great Lakes Division
William C. Roney III became a Senior Vice President and Divisional Director of Raymond James & Associates in 1999. He has served as a member of the Executive Council of Raymond James & Associates and was a member of the firm’s Asset Management Group.

Prior to holding the position of senior vice president at RJA, Mr. Roney was the chairman and chief executive officer of Roney & Co. He joined the firm in 1973 and became a principal at the firm in 1978. He also served as the chairman of the Due Diligence Committee, the Operating Committee and the Executive Committee.

He is past chairman and a current member of the board of trustees for Walsh College, and a member of the board of directors of the Michigan Council for Economic Education. Bill is a past member of the Securities Industry Association's regional firms committee.

Bill received his bachelor of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame and his master of business administration degree in finance from the University of Michigan; he is also a graduate of the Securities Industry Association's Institute at Wharton. He is Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 63, and 65 licensed.

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Roney & Co.

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Number of Boards

3

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Walsh College

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Head of Global Syndicate at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

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Managing Director, Co-Head of Financial Services Investment Banking at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

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President, Asset Management Services at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

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Chairman of Global Equity Research at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

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Managing Director & Director-Furnishings Research at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

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Chief Economist at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer, Fixed Income Capital Markets at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

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Head of Financial Sponsors Group at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Investments & Managing Director, Vantage Point Advisors at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

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William C. Roney III
Senior Vice President & Division Director, Great Lakes Division at Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

The University of Notre Dame’s endowment provides nearly $100 million in financial aid annually to help students pay for college. Less than a generation ago, in 1990, the number was around $5 million. They’ve been able to keep pace with the rapidly growing financial needs of students, in part, by making smart investments in private equity.

Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance
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Member
Prior

SIFMA's mission is to develop policies and practices which strengthen financial markets and which encourage capital availability, job creation and economic growth while building trust and confidence in the financial industry. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA).

Career History
Senior Vice President & Division Director, Great Lakes Division
Current

Founded in 1962, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (RJA) is a broker/dealer headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. The firm is a subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF), a Florida-based diversified holding company that provides financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through 3 wholly-owned broker/dealers: Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services and Raymond James Ltd. RJA was originally known as Robert A. James Investment, Inc. In 1964, Edward Raymond sold his St. Petersburg-based company, Raymond & Associates, to Robert James. The new company was named Raymond James & Associates.Raymond James is one of the largest research organizations in the brokerage industry and serves institutional investors domestically and abroad. The firm's capital markets activities are based on insightful, timely and comprehensive equity research. They publish research on over 1,000 companies in their core industries. Raymond James seeks attractive niches within broader industries and then covers these sectors deeply to develop differentiated sector expertise and relationships. Although their focus is mid- and small-cap companies, their coverage includes large, medium and small companies across each sector.Raymond James' Institutional Trading division is organized into 3 specialty departments: Sales Trading, Principal trading and Agency Trading. Their Sales Trading division covers over 800 domestic and 1,300 international financial institutions throughout North America and Europe. The firm's Principal Trading division consists of industry-focused teams and their OTC Principal Trading department makes markets in over 680 domestic stocks, 85% of which are covered by Raymond James Institutional Research department. Their Agency Trading department services the trading needs of over 5,500 financial advisors located in 2,500 retail offices across the US.RJA's equity research department focuses on industries in the consumer, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial growth, real estate, technology and telecommunications sectors. Their fixed-income research and strategy team provides corporate, structured products and analytics, municipal and economic research to individual and institutional investors.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 1972

Part of Raymond James Financial, Inc., Roney & Co. is an American company located in Muskegon, MI, that provides investment advice. On 14 Apr 99 Raymond James Financial, Inc. acquired Roney & Co. from Bank One Corp. for $80 million.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

MCEE is the leading voice for academic based, well-rounded economic education in Michigan. By focusing on economics, entrepreneurship, and personal finance, we bring engaging programs to Michigan’s teachers, classrooms, and citizens. With 10 regional centers in the MCEE Network and our programs and services that benefit over 1,500 teachers annually, we are impacting 750,000 students in the state and continue to seek to expand our programs and resources. We understand the importance of a quality economics education in today’s competitive world.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2014

To promote research for cures and treatments of Mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected families.

$1,000 - $2,499
2010

To promote research for cures and treatments of Mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected families.

Political Donations
$300
2008

Former Representative from Michigan's 11th Congressional District

$250
1998
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