Central Division

If there’s one thing that stands out about working at Raymond James, it’s that the firm is completely devoted to supporting its financial advisors. By providing the resources to build a strong practice and the freedom to allow advisors to make their own decisions, the difference is revealed in client service. Your clients know you care about them because, at Raymond James, you have the power to do what’s best for each of them.

It’s important to me that every advisor who joins our division gets that support and feels the Raymond James difference – right from the get-go. You get wirehouse-comparable technology and back office support under a strong, well-recognized national brand name. What you don’t get is the negative press that can cast a shadow over your practice and cause your clients to question their trust. Raymond James holds fast to its humble beginnings, has grown steadily and flourished through both prosperous and challenging markets.

The Central division offers a strong teamwork environment with enthusiastic overachievers. I invite you to get to know us through our website and to give me a call to learn more about the opportunities available in the Raymond James branches in the U.S. Central region.

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Patrick O’Connor

Central Division Director
727.567.6344 | patrick.oconnor@raymondjames.com

Meet the Central division team

Patrick O’Connor
Central Division Director
Amy Smart
Amy Smart
Regional Director, Mid-American
Dominic Prioli
Regional Director, Great Lakes
Michael O’Meara
Regional Director, Midwest
Colleen O’Brien
Division Administrative Manager
Rachel Wilson
Rachel Wilson
Senior Division Administrator
Ashli Bowen
Ashli Bowen
Senior Division Administrator


Great Lakes Region

Lewis Walterhouse

Minnesota – Dakotas Complex
Peter King

Lake Michigan Complex
Gary Sievewright



Mid-American Region

Cleveland – Columbus Complex
Amy Smart

Indiana Complex
Patrick O’Donovan

Memphis complex
Field Norris

Kentuckiana Complex
Tom Hirsch

Pittsburgh Complex
Randy Morris


Midwest Region

Des Moines Complex
Steve DeVenney

Todd Lovell

Nebraska Complex
Tim Ziola

Mike O’Meara