"Financial services firm Edward Jones is planning to add more than 236 branches in the greater Seattle area over the next five to 10 years, said company spokesman John Boul.The expansion would more than double Edward Jones' presence in the Puget Sound region. The firm currently has 209 branches in the area." --Puget Sound Business Journal Seattle, WA. The home of Starbucks. You can go to one Starbucks and literally see another, sometimes across the street. If you add up all the stores in the greater Seattle area and include the mall and grocery store locations, there are 433 Starbucks locations. Edward Jones plans to have 445 offices.