Meet Our

Leadership Team


Jaemin Ragsdale

Senior Vice President

Direct: 949.502.6918
Fax: 949.851.5188
Toll Free: 800.477.6266, ext 6918

Finance 500 Inc.
584 Wald, Irvine, CA 92618
Member of FINRA and SIPC

Entering the industry in 1997, Jaemin Ragsdale has over 26 years’ experience at Finance 500, a highly successful broker dealer serving the investment and brokerage service needs of upwards of 1,300 banks, credit unions, and institutions nationwide. The firm has funded over $200 billion in client deposits in the last two decades alone, due to his continuous drive and passion for the business.

As Finance 500’s Founder and Senior Vice President, Mr. Ragsdale has developed
innovative underwriting and business strategies resulting in the firm becoming a leader in the fixed income business.

Jaemin joined Finance 500 in 1997. Prior to assuming the role of Founder and Senior Vice President in 2016, he dedicated himself to assisting bank clients in issuing brokered deposits, quickly becoming one of the largest producing registered representatives at the firm and among a small group of industry experts driving this niche business since the 1990’s. Throughout the years at Finance 500 he has continued to be at the forefront of creating new issues structures, innovative customer outreach, registered representative development and promoting industry knowledge. In his current role Mr. Ragsdale leads the sales team of the firm by chairing the brokered deposit pricing committee, enhancing sales and volume, and the firms CD underwriting risk committee.

In addition to his role as Founder and Senior Vice President of Finance 500, Mr. Ragsdale serves as a managing member of RMB Group, LLC, the holding company of Finance 500, where he played a critical role in forming the RMB Group, and leading the acquisition of Finance 500, and CB Resource, Inc. (DBA - Finance 500 Performance Management Group), a national leader in providing performance and risk management solutions and analytics to the community bank industry. Due to his efforts, the two firms achieved a full integration resulting in company diversification and an enhanced suit of solutions for the customer base. As a board member he in integral in the ongoing development of company’s strategic Growth Plan.