Francis M. "Chip" Traynor Jr.
Chip Traynor is an Executive Director and Financial Advisor with J.P. Morgan Securities, the wealth management division of J.P. Morgan, and has over 45 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined J.P. Morgan Securities from Morgan Keegan & Co. in August of 2009 where he worked since 2004. Chip began his career at The Robinson Humphrey Company in Atlanta in 1968, which became Smith Barney. He was a member of the Board of Directors for Robinson Humphrey for 23 years and was also an Allied Member of the New York Stock Exchange during that time.
Chip specializes in investment management, wealth management, and retirement planning for high-net-worth clients. He primarily works with individuals who have sold companies and have several important decisions to make after experiencing such a significant liquidity event. The assets resulting from the sale of these companies often represent the wealth that will provide for their families for generations to come. With his experience as a director at a major brokerage firm, Chip is well acquainted with large transactions and understands the financial complexity these clients are experiencing. He helps develop strategies that match clients’ risk tolerance, and strives to preserve and grow wealth and manage volatility through diversification.
Chip holds a B.A. in History and a minor in English from Florida State University, where he was a founding member of the Advisors to the College of Arts & Sciences. Chip is active in his community and serves as a founding member of the Atlanta Board of Golfers Against Cancer as well as a little league football coach. For the last seven years, he has been a member of the finance committee for the Florida State Booster Endowment. He and his wife, Susan, are members of Peachtree Presbyterian Church. They have been married for 44 years and have three grown children.
Registered States: AL, FL, KY, MI, NJ, NC, PA, WA, CA, GA, LA, MS, NM, TX, WY, CO, IN, MD, MO, NY, OK, VA, OH