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investment advisor , Financial executive

Richard James Lanigan, American financial executive, investment advisor. Certified Financial Planner. Recipient Service award St. Joseph Hospital, 1982.


Lanigan, Richard James was born on August 15, 1931 in New York City. Son of John Anthony and Josephine Virginia (Ege) Lanigan.


Bachelor, University Florida, 1957. Certified in banking, American Institute Banking, New York City, 1963. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1969.


District manager banking, American Express, Heidelburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1957-1964;manager overseas operations, American Express, New York City, 1964-1967;investment advisor, Bache & Company, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany, 1967-1974;finance consultant, Dean Witter, Sarasota, Florida, 1974-1976;president, Commander Resources, Montreal, Quebec., Canada, 1975-1985;finance consultant, Albert Gallatin Edwards, Port Charlotte, Florida, 1976-1979;manager, Shearson/American Express, Port Charlotte, Florida, 1979-1984;vice president, manager, Raymond James Finance, Port Charlotte, Florida, 1984-1988;president, R.J. Lanigan Finance, Port Charlotte, Florida, since 1988. Board directors Commander Resources, Montreal. Chairman, founder Economics Development Council, Charlotte County, Florida, 1979-1982.

Consultant, agent J.M. Dadswell & Company GmBH, Manama, Bahrain and Frankfurt, since 1988. Instructor St. Joseph Hospital, 1982.


  • Certified Financial Planner.


Campaign manager Jack Eckerd for Governor Florida, Port Charlotte, 1978, Sen. Bob Johnson for Florida, Charlotte County, since 1986. Campaign advisor Republican Doctor David Thomas, Charlotte and Sarasota, since 1986.

President Mission Valley Civic Association, 1978-1980. Sergeant United States Army, Paratroopers, 1947-1952. Member Certified Fire Protection Specialist, International Board Standards and Practices Certified Financial Planner, American Legion, Kiwanis International (past lieutenant governor, president 1981-1983, Distinguished Service award 1982-1983), Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club (board directors 1988-1989).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, tennis, history.


Married Gertraude Charlotte Schira, November 17, 1959. Children: Virginia Josephine, Richard James Junior.

John Anthony Lanigan

Josephine Virginia (Ege) Lanigan

Gertraude Charlotte Schira

Virginia Josephine Lanigan

Richard James Junior Lanigan