Margaret Starner

Margaret Starner

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1939 - present

Margaret Starner, CFP®, is a Senior Vice President of Investments and Financial Planner of The Starner Group at Raymond James. Prior to joining Raymond James in 1981, Margaret developed long-range plans for the Stanford Research Institute, the Ford Foundation, and United Airlines. Margaret is widely recognized as a pioneer in the financial planning industry with nearly four decades of experience leading the Starner Group. She has been extensively quoted and recognized by leading publications, including Barron's, Financial Times, Money, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal. Throughout her career, Margaret has been a strong advocate for women in the financial services industry. She has helped found the Raymond James Women's Advisory Board, and was recognized as the Raymond James Woman Distinction.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Margaret graced over the cover of Financial Advisor magazine, which identified her as a "trailblazer" in the financial planning industry.
  • She was features in Investment News as "Women to Watch" in 2016.
  • She helped found the Raymond James Women's Advisory Board.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Raymond James Woman of Distinction
  • Research Magazine's Advisor Hall of Fame
  • Barron's Hall of Fame
  • Financial Times Top 100 Women Financial Advisors, 2014, 2015
  • Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors, 2013, 2018
  • Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2009–2013
  • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2014–2020
  • Barron's America's Top 100 Women Advisors, 2007–2020
  • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2016–2020
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018–2020
  • Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2018–2020

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