Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b). STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OMB Number:                  3235-0287 Expires:                   January 31, 2005 Estimated average 
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(Print or Type Responses) Filed prusuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1934 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940  
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person* 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol 6. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer  
    (Check all applicable)  
James Thomas   A. Raymond James Financial (RJF) X Director   ______ 10% Owner  
(Last) (First) (Middle) 3. IRS or Social Security 4. Statement for   X Officer (give   ______ Other (specify  
  Number of Reporting Month/Day/Year title below)   


880 Carillon Parkway Person (Voluntary) November 4, 2002   Chairman/CEO  
(Street)   5. If Amendment   7. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)  
Date of Original X Form filed by One Reporting Person  
St. Petersburg FL 33716 (Month/Day/Year) 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   2. Trans- 2A. Deemed 3. Trans- 4. Securities Acquired (A) 5. Amount of 6. Owner- 7. Nature of
(Instr. 3) action Execution action or Disposed of (D) Securities ship Indirect
  Date Date, if any Code (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) Beneficially Form: Beneficial
  (Month/Day/Year (Instr. 8)   Owned at Direct Owner-
(Month/     Following (D) or ship
Day/   Reported Indirect  
Year)   Code V   (A) or   Transactions (I)  
Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF)     Amount (D) Price (Instr. 3 and 4) (Instr. 4) (Instr. 4)
RJF Common Stock   11/1/2002   G V 31,000 D   6,050,131 D Thomas A. James TTEE 12/20/76 Thomas A. James
RJF Common Stock               466,659 I Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust
RJF Common Stock               21,372 I Mary S. James (wife)
RJF Common Stock               323,508 I Robert A. James & Helen W. James Annuity Trust
RJF Common Stock               152,909 I James Grandchildren Trust
RJF Common Stock               3,362,680 I Robert A. James Trust
RJF Common Stock               19,613 D  
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.     (Over)  
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).     SEC 1474 (7-96)  



FORM 4 (continued) Table II -- Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)  
1. Title of Derivative Security 2. Conver- 3. Trans- 3.A Deemed 4. Trans- 5. Number or Deriv- 6. Date Exer- 7. Title and Amount of 8. Price 9. Number 10.Owner-
(Instr. 3) sion or action Execution Date, action ative Securities Ac- cisable and Underlying Securities of of deriv- ship
  Exercise Date if any Code quired (A) or Dis- Expiration (Instr. 3 and 4) deriv- ative Form of
Price of   (Month/Day/Year (Instr. 8) posed of (D) Date   Secur- Secur- Security:
Deri- (Month/     (Instr. 3, 4, and 5) (Month/Day/ ity ities Direct
vative Day/     Year) (Instr. Bene- (D) or
Security Year)     5) ficially Indirect
        Owned (I)
  at End Instr. 4)
  of deriv-  
      Title   Month
  Date Expira- Amount or (Instr. 4)
  Code V (A) (D) Exer- tion Number of  
  cisible Date Shares
Explanation of Responses:
**Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations, /S/ Thomas A. James 11/4/2002
See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a). **Signature of Reporting Person Date
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