Bob Lankin, J.D., CFP®, CEP®
Bob Lankin is the Branch Manager of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. in the Glenside and Quakertown, Pennsylvania offices. He has served in that capacity since 1990.
Bob has been a financial advisor since 1984, after completing the Prudential-Bache Securities, Inc. account executive training program. In 1987 he completed his requirements and became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® Professional. In 1989 he became licensed as a securities sales supervisor. In 1990 he affiliated with Raymond James as an Independent Sales Associate and opened an office in Jenkintown PA. In 1995 the office moved to its present location in Glenside PA. In 2010 he became designated as a Certified Estate Planner ® licensee.
Bob graduated from Temple University in 1972 and from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1975, becoming a member of the Pennsylvania Bar in 1976.
Bob has served in numerous capacities for a number of professional, religious and fraternal organizations. He is a past Master of the Richard Vaux Brotherhood Lodge of Pennsylvania Freemasons #126, a past President of the Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, a past District Governor of Rotary International District 7450, a past President of the Rotary Club of Northeast Philadelphia Cheltenham Rockledge, a past President of the Rotary Club of Jenkintown, a past President of “Professionally Speaking” Toastmasters a past President of LeTip of Lower Bucks County, and served as a board member of Beth Sholom Congregation for twenty five years. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Jewish Fellowship of Hemlock Farms. He is the founder of the Willow Grove Business Networking Group.
Bob has been married to Holly since 1976. Holly is a Physical Therapist, retired from the School District of Philadelphia. They have two daughters, Andrea, a teacher at the Newark Academy, and Rebecca, a supply chain planner for Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson. The Lankins reside in Elkins Park.
Bob has received numerous professional, fraternal and other awards. He was named a member of the Chapel of the Four Chaplains in 1992. Since that time he was named “Mason of the Year” by his lodge in 2000. He was named “Man of the Year” by the Beth Sholom Mens Club in 2006. He received the Morton Tabas Humanitarian Award in 2012. He is a Member of the Paul Harris Society of the Rotary Foundation and he has been a member of the Raymond James Leaders Council* since 2013.
Bob enjoys a number of avocations in his spare time, including traveling with Holly, playing bridge, hiking and biking, gardening, acting in community theater, visiting the local prison as a volunteer, and speaking to groups about criminal justice reform. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
*Membership is based on prior fiscal year production. Re-qualification is required annually. The ranking may not be representative of any one client’s experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. No fee is paid in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with any of the above listed organizations.