Alex. Brown has been known to build financial traditions since 1800. Through the combination of industry expertise and strategic insight, they continuously excel at the creation of opportunity for their clients. Alex. Brown is known as the nation’s first investment banking firm, and has since influenced successful high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients in 16 different major markets throughout the United States. Today, Alex. Brown is a division of Raymond James and operates under the original Alex. Brown brand, specializing in investment management and consulting, individual wealth planning, capital markets, investment banking, and institutional consulting.