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R.D. James

Defense (joined: Jan. 25, 2018)

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works | Financial Disclosure »

Bio, via United States Army Corps of Engineers:

Mr. Rickey Dale "R.D." James, a self-employed farmer and manager of cotton gins and grain elevators for the A.C. Riley Company in New Madrid, Missouri, was appointed to the Mississippi River Commission on December 1, 1981. After his nine-year-term had expired, he was reappointed April 19, 1991. Mr. James was reappointed for a third 9-year term on April 16, 2003. While employed with the Kentucky Department of Water Resources engineering office, he attended the University of Kentucky and graduated with a degree in civil engineering in 1971. Mr. James received the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce 2007 Agri Business Award and was the New Madrid County Outstanding Conservation Farmer of 1987. He presently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association, Memphis, Tennessee; Board Member, Cotton Producers of Missouri, Kennett, Missouri. He is a past member of both the Board of Directors of the U.S. Bank of Sikeston, Missouri, and the New Madrid County Board of Education (served as the president from 1980-1998). A native of Fulton County, Kentucky, he and his wife Jennye have two children, Albert Riley James, a 1995 graduate of Mississippi State University -- now in the family farming business and employed by A.C. Riley Cotton Company, and Virginia Elizabeth James (deceased).

Former Positions Outside Government

Former Compensation Sources

  • A C Riley Cotton Co, LLC I am the General Manager for the cotton ginning business.
  • A C Riley Land Co, LLC I am the Land manager for the Land Co, LLC.
  • Filer's Farm I own and operate my farmland. There are no wages, or salaries drawn. My income is based on profit or loss from annual crop sales.

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Employment Assets

Description Value Income
Filer's Farm, New Madrid, MO (crops) $500,001 - $1,000,000 $20,252
Filer's Farm, New Madrid, MO (residential rental property) $50,001 - $100,000 $5,001 - $15,000
A C Riley Cotton Co, LLC, New Madrid, MO (cotton ginning) $127,500
A C Riley Land Co, LLC, New Madrid, MO (rents farm land) $20,000
A C Riley Equipment Co, LLC, New Madrid, MO (equipment rental) $5,000
The Riley James Family Limited Partnership, New Madrid, MO (holds farm land that is rented) $1,000,001 - $5,000,000 $15,001 - $50,000
OSI Farms, LLC, New Madrid, MO (farm equipment rental and dirt work) $50,001 - $100,000 $1,001 - $2,500
Family Member CFP GST $3,000
Spouse's CFP GST $3,000
Brokerage Account IRA
US bank Account (CASH) $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
AMN ELEC POWER CO STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
ASTRAZENECA PLC SPND ADR STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
AT&T STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
CARNIVAL CORP PAIRED SHS STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
CME GROUP INC STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
COCA COLA COM STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
DIGITAL RLTY TR INC STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
DOMINION RES INC NEW VA $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
GENERAL ELECTRIC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
INTEL CORP STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
INTL BUSINESS MACHINES STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
KIMBERLY CLARK STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
KRAFT (THE) HEINZ CO SHS STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
MCDONALDS CORP COM STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
METLIFE INC COM STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PACCAR INC STOCK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PFIZER INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PHILIP MORRIS INTL INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
ROYAL DUTCH SHEL PLC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
SPECTRA ENERGY CORP $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
THOMSON REUTERS CORP $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
TORONTO DOMINION BANK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
VENTAS INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
VERIZON COMMUNICATNS COM $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
BLACKROCK EQTY DIVIDEND MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
ISHARES RUSSELL 1000 ETF MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
ISHARES TIPS BOND ETF $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
MAINSTAY LARGE CAP GROWTH MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
METROPOLITAN WEST TOTAL RETURN BOND FUND MUTUAL FUND $15,001 - $50,000 None (or less than $201)
MFS VALUE FD CL 1 MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PIONEER STRATEGIC INCOME MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PRUDENTIAL SHORT TERM CORPORATE BOND MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
TCW TOTAL RETURN BOND MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
VCIT VANGUARD INTERMEDIATE-TERM CORPORATE BOND FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
WESTERN ASSET CORE PLUS BOND MUTUAL FUND $15,001 - $50,000 None (or less than $201)

Other Income/Assets

Description Value Income
U.S. bank account (CASH) $50,001 - $100,000 $201 - $1,000
Brokerage Account
KANSAS CITY, MO SPL OBLIG BOND MUNICIPAL BOND $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
MFS MUNI HIGH INCOME FD M $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
MFS UTILITIES FD CL 1 $15,001 - $50,000 $1,001 - $2,500
SPDR US DVDND ARISTOCRATS MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
Spouse's Generation Skipping Trust (Spouse's Generation Skipping Trust holds 50% undivided interest in farm land in New Madrid, Missouri, and 50% undivided interest in a cotton gin and grain elevator; all income from which goes to Spouse.) $5,000,001 - $25,000,000 $199,611
Spouse's Trust (This Trust owns 50% undivided interest in farm equipment, trucks, trailers. Spouse is the beneficiary of this Trust and receives annual rental income.) $50,001 - $100,000 $2,501 - $5,000
Brokerage Account 2
IVY MUNICIPAL HIGH INCOME MUTUAL FUND $15,001 - $50,000 $201 - $1,000
PUTNAM EQUITY INCOME MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
Franklin Missouri Tax Free Income Mutual Fund $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
Spouse's CFP GST (Spouse's CFP Trust owns 50% undivided interest in farm land in New Madrid, MO. The rent from that farm land is annually disbursed as income to Spouse.) $1,000,001 - $5,000,000 $50,001 - $100,000

Employment Agreements and Arrangements

Employer or Party City, State Status and Terms Date
Filers Farm New Madrid, Missouri By a legally prepared contract Filer's son will assume all duties and responsibilities for Filers farm land and operation. Filer will continue to receive crop rents income from the land. July 16, 2017
A C Riley Cotton Co, LLC New Madrid, Missouri By a legally prepared operating agreement filer's son will assume all duties and responsibilities for the Company. July 16, 2017
A C Riley Land Co, LLC New Madrid, Missouri By a legally prepared operating agreement filer's son will assume all duties and responsibilities for the Company. July 16, 2017
A C Riley Equipment Co, LLC New Madrid, Missouri By a legally prepared operating agreement filer's son will assume all duties and responsibilities for the Company. June 16, 2017
The Riley James Family Limited Partnership New Madrid, Missouri Filer is a General Partner, Spouse is a General Partner, Their Son is a Limited Partner. Filer's son, as a Legal Limited Partner, will assume managing partner duties for the Partnership. The filer and filer's spouse would continue to receive crop rent only from the land. July 16, 2017
OSI Farms, LLC New Madrid, Missouri Filer's son, as a Legal Partner, will assume all duties and responsibilities for the land and operations. I will continue to receive rent from farm equipment. July 16, 2017
Spouse's Farm New Madrid, Missouri By a legally prepared contract, filer's son will assume all duties and responsibilities for filer's spouse's farm land and operation. Spouse will continue to receive crop rents from her farm land. July 16, 2017

Liabilities

Creditor Name Creditor Type Amount Rate Year Incurred
First State Bank & Trust Caruthersville, MO Annual Revolving Line of Credit for land operations $100,001 - $250,000 4% Fixed 2017
First State Bank & Trust Caruthersville, MO Annual installment loan $15,001 - $50,000 3.9% fixed 2012
American Express / Nordstroms Credit Card $50,001 - $100,000 12.9 2016

Spouse's Employment Assets

Description Value Income Type Income Amount
The Riley James Family Limited Partnership, New Madrid, MO (holds farm land that is rented) $1,000,001 - $5,000,000 Rent or Royalties $15,001 - $50,000
Spouse's Farm, New Madrid, MO (Crops) $1,000,001 - $5,000,000 Crop sales $109,481
Brokerage Account Spouse IRA
U.S. bank Account (cash) $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
AT&T INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
CARNIVAL CORP PAIRED SHS $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
CME GROUP INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
COCA COLA COM $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
DIGITAL RLTY TR INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
DOMINION RES INC NEW VA $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
GENERAL ELECTRIC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
INTEL CORP $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
INTL BUSINESS MACHINES $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
KIMBERLY CLARK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
KRAFT (THE) HEINZ CO SHS $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
MCDONALDS CORP COM $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
METLIFE INC COM $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
OCCIDENTAL PETE CORP CAL $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PACCAR INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PFIZER INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PHILIIP MORRIS INTL INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PPL CORPORATION $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
ROYAL DUTCH SHEL PLC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
SPECTRA ENERGY CORP $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
THOMSON REUTERS CORP $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
TORONTO DOMINION BANK $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
VENTAS INC $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
BLACKROCK EQTY DIVIDEND MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
I SHARES RUSSELL 1000 ETF $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
METROPOLITAN WEST TOTAL RETURN BOND MUTUAL FUND $15,001 - $50,000 $201 - $1,000
MFS VALUE FD CL1 MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
PIONEER STRATEGIC INCOME MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
PRUDENTIAL SHORT TERM CORPORATE BOND MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
TCW TOTAL RETURN BOND MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
VCIT VANGUARD INTERMEDIATE TERM CORPORATE BOND FUND $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000
WESTERN ASSET CORE PLUS BOND MUTUAL FUND $15,001 - $50,000 $201 - $1,000
ISHARES TIPS BOND ETF $1,001 - $15,000 None (or less than $201)
MAINSTAY LARGE CAP GROWTH MUTUAL FUND $1,001 - $15,000 $201 - $1,000

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