Ted Ruddock is a Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Private Wealth, Fixed Income Capital Markets (FICM) with Raymond James. He is a municipal bond expert with experience spanning five decades. He was a member of the firm’s Investment Strategy Committee.
Ted is a frequent speaker at financial advisory conferences with a focus on current developments in the municipal bond market. Prior to joining Raymond James in 2011, he was in management consulting and spent 20 years at MBIA Insurance Corporation, as credit risk officer and later as the firm’s Chief Learning Officer responsible for executive development. He began his career in political risk forecasting.
Ted and his wife Susan have been committed to their communities and instilled in their now adult children a responsibility for sharing their “time, talents, treasure” to serve others. They created a donor advised fund through the Fairfield County Community Foundation to support various local, regional and national philanthropic organizations, including the Witness Stones Project and Slave Dwelling Project. In additional to various volunteer activities, Ted was previously a board member and President of the Volunteer Center of Westchester. He served on the MBIA Corporate Foundation and helped establish the firm’s philanthropic priorities. At Raymond James, he is an advisor to the firm’s FICM Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs.
Ted received a BA in Policy Studies from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and an MBA from the Graduate School of Management at Syracuse. Ted and Susan reside in Suffield, CT–home to four Witness Stones!