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Berney Ragan

Berney Ragan

Berney Ragan

150 3rd Avenue South
Nashville,TN 37201
Phone: 615.620.1238

H. Berney Ragan, CFP®, CRPS®, REBC®,is a senior vice president and financial consultant with Pinnacle Asset Management and offers securities as a financial advisor with Raymond James Financial Services, member FINRA/SIPC.

Berney offers a variety of investment, insurance and employee benefit solutions for both individuals and corporations. Additionally, he develops comprehensive financial plans and strategies for his clients. Berney began his career in financial services in 1977. Before coming to Pinnacle in 2006, he was with Lincoln Financial Advisors, where he served as a managing principal. Previously Berney held positions at Metropolitan Federal Savings Bank and Third National Bank.

He is a member of the Economic Club of Nashville, Estate Planning Council of Nashville, Financial Planning Association and the National Association of Financial Advisors.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Economics, Vanderbilt University
  • Graduated from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Retirement Plan Specialist
  • Registered Employee Benefit Consultant
  • Investment Management Consultant
  • Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
  • Series 6, 7, 24, 31 and 63 securities licenses
  • Tennessee Life and Health Insurance license


Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA's BrokerCheck.

Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, and are:

  • Not deposits or obligations of the bank
  • Not insured by bank insurance, the FDIC or any other government agency
  • Not guaranteed by Pinnacle Bank
  • Subject to risk, may lose value. 

Investment advisory services are offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc. Pinnacle Bank, Pinnacle Financial Partners and Pinnacle Asset Management are not registered broker/dealers and are independent of Raymond James Financial Services.

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