Steve Raney is the chairman and CEO of Raymond James Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raymond James Financial. Steve also serves as chairman of Raymond James Trust, and is one of the 13 members of Raymond James Financial’s Executive Committee.
Steve joined Raymond James Bank in 2006 as CEO following a 17-year career at Bank of America. He is the past chairman of the board of trustees of the Tampa Bay History Center and serves on the board of directors of Starting Right, Now ‒ a program aimed at meeting the needs of homeless high school students in the Tampa Bay community. He is one of the founding members of the Tampa Bay chapter of the American Enterprise Institute, and he serves on the board of the Tampa Bay Partnership, the Tampa Bay area’s economic development organization. Steve is a Raymond James representative to the Florida Council of 100 and serves on the board of the Midsize Bank Coalition of America.
Steve is a Tampa native and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida and an MBA from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida. He and his wife Natalie live in Tampa; they have two sons and are members of South Tampa Fellowship Church.