XNYS:RJF Raymond James Financial Inc Insider Activity 5 Filing - 9/30/2012

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FORM 5
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Form 3 Holdings Reported
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

ANNUAL STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
HELCK CHESTER B
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL INC [RJF]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)

880 CARILLON PARKWAY
3. Statement for Issuer's Fiscal Year Ended (Month/Day/Year)
09/30/2012
(Street)


ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33716
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Reporting
(check applicable line)

_X_ Form Filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form Filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned at end of Issuer's Fiscal Year
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock             158,781 D  
Common Stock             9,021(1) I ESOP
Common Stock             30,791 I Spouse

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned at End of Issuer's Fiscal Year
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
(A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $35.38             (2) 01/22/2017 Common Stock
42,415
  42,415
D
 
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $25.28             (3) 01/24/2016 Common Stock
25,000
  25,000
D
 
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $30.44           11/27/2010 01/27/2014 Common Stock
15,000
  15,000(4)
D
 
Restricted Stock Units             12/15/2013 12/15/2013 Common Stock
9,401
  9,401
D
 
Restricted Stock Units             12/15/2014 12/15/2014 Common Stock
13,750
  13,750
D
 

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
HELCK CHESTER B
880 CARILLON PARKWAY
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33716
  X     Executive Vice President  

Signatures

/s/ Chester B. Helck by Paul L. Matecki as Attorney-in-Fact 10/23/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Includes number of shares acquired under ESOP through September 30, 2012.
(2) Options becoming exercisable - 25,449 on 11/22/2014, 8,483 on 11/22/2015 and 8,483 on 11/22/2016
(3) Options becoming exercisable - 15,000 on 11/24/2012, 2,090 on 11/24/2013, 3,955 on 11/24/2014, 3,955 on 01/24/2015
(4) Options currently exercisable - 12,000; options becoming exercisable - 3,000 on 1/27/2013
(5) Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of RJF common stock upon vesting and dividend equivalents.

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