Timeline: Raymond James Ltd. (2001-2021)

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2001 - 2005
Goepel McDermid joins forces with Raymond James Financial to launch Raymond James Canada.
January 2001

September 2001

$4.5B Assets Under Administration

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2006 - 2011
$10B Assets Under Administration
2006

May 2009

Montreal Charity Day is launched. This fundraising initiative has been going on for 12 years and has raised over $1.3 million

January 2011

Montreal corporate branch opens

2010 - 2014
$20B Assets Under Administration
2012

March 2012

Acquisition of Allied Irish Bank’s Canadian platform to launch Raymond James Bank in Canada

February 2012

Raymond James (USA) Ltd. is launched. "RJLU" - is a Canadian-based U.S. registered investment firm offering specialized advice to Americans living in Canada and Canadians living in the U.S. for their cross-border investment needs.

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September 2012

The Raymond James Canada Foundation is established.

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March 2013

Canadian Network for Women Advisors is launched.

May 2013

Raymond James Correspondent Services launches.

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May 2013

First RJ Cares Month, a month long initiative designed to celebrate and strengthen our passion for volunteering and teamwork. Each May, our colleagues across the country focus their energy on team volunteer activities, donation drives, and charitable engagement initiatives at a local level.

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February 2014

Imagine Canada recognizes Raymond James Ltd. for our leadership and excellence in community investment.

2015 - 2016
$30B Assets Under Administration
2015

May 2015

Raymond James Financial completes Cougar Global acquisition.

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May 2015

RJ Cares Month – Raymond James colleagues across Canada volunteered 1,349 hours within their communities on behalf of 13 branches and donated more than 650 lbs. of food—beating all records from last year. Over 60 organizations benefitted from the efforts of Raymond James volunteers.

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October 2015

Raymond James named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2016.

August 2016

Raymond James Ltd. ranked second highest in overall investor satisfaction according to the J.D. Power 2016 Canadian Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study. Our firm ranks in the top three consistently over the past eight years. Read the press release by J.D. Power.

September 2016

3Macs becomes 3Macs Division of Raymond James Ltd.

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September 2016

Raymond James Investment Counsel is created as part of the 3Macs acquisition in 2016 – RJIC is a provincially registered portfolio management firm

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December 2016

Raymond James raises $767,945 for over 300 charities across Canada through its Annual Giving Campaign

2017 - 2018
$40B Assets Under Administration
2017

February 2017

Raymond James named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers in Canada.

March 2017

Raymond James Financial to join S&P 500

April 2017

Raymond James’ banking arm reaches five-year milestone in Canada, surpassing $2 billion in loan commitments

May 2017

Over 500 Raymond James employees and associates volunteered 2,025 hours in support of 75 charities, making positive impacts in their communities by donating their time and talents. We collected 2,429 pounds of non-perishable food items and raised $6,899 for food banks across Canada.

October 2017

Mérites du français 2018 competition of the Office québécois de la langue française - Raymond James was a finalist in the Business and Information Technology category for organizations with more than 100 employees (based in the province of Quebec)

October 2018

Mérites du français 2018 competition of the Office québécois de la langue française - Raymond James was a finalist in the Business and Information Technology category for organizations with more than 100 employees (based in the province of Quebec).

February 2018

Raymond James Named one of B.C.’s Top Employers

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2019 - 2021
$50B Assets Under Administration
2019

February 2019

Raymond James Ltd. is again recognized by Imagine Canada as a Caring Company for signing the Corporate Citizenship Commitment and demonstrating leadership in community investment in Canada.

February 2019

Raymond James Ltd. has been recognized as an Employee Recommended Workplace for 2019, as announced in the Globe and Mail.

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February 2019

Raymond James again named one of B.C’s Top Employers.

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May 2019

Raymond James Ltd. Announces Launch of Quebec Trust Company Subsidiary to Add Trust Company Services To Its Full Service Offering for Quebec Clients.

May 2019

RJ Cares Month: A record 814 Raymond James employees and associates volunteered 3,330 hours in support of over 150 different charities!

September 2019

Diversity & Inclusion Council launches.

2020

$53B Assets Under Administration

February 2020

Raymond James Ltd. Employee Recommended Workplace for 2020.

February 2020

Raymond James again is named one of B.C’s Top Employers.

February 2020

Raymond James Ltd. Recipient of the 2020 Employee Recommended Workplace award.

March 2020

Workforce moves to 95% virtual / remote services in response to Covid-19 pandemic.

March 2020

Network for Women Advisors rebrands as Women Canadian Advisors Network. Women Advisory Council (Canada) launched.

April 2020

Raymond James acquires Canadian trust company, plans estate planning division.

August 2020

Raymond James Ltd. is Great Place to Work Certified.

October 2020

Raymond James Trust (Canada) now registered to offer fiduciary trust services to select clients in the province of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Québec (the latter through Raymond James Trust (Québec) Ltd.)

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November 2020

Raymond James Memorial Fund launched as a legacy to honour colleagues who have passed.

December 2020

Annual Giving Campaign raises $1.35 million for 550 charities.

January 2021

20 years of growth in Canada.