Raymond James & Associates is an investment management company. It is a subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, which offers its clients a range of financial services through its various subsidiaries and affiliates. It is primarily engaged in investment and financial planning in addition to investment banking and asset management. Through its broker-dealer network more than 4,600 financial advisors serve over 1 million accounts from 2,200 locations throughout the world. Raymond James & Associates provides a variety of services, including asset allocation, retirement planning, insurance and annuities, legacy planning, equity research, cash management and education planning. Additionally, it offers trust services, research reports, investment banking, charitable partners programs and tax planning services. Raymond James & Associates is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla.