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Ben Malik is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Winter Park, Florida. Ben works closely with high-net-worth individuals and families, helping them pursue what is most important to them by taking a more purposeful and structured approach to their financial lives. Deeply committed to the long-term well-being of each client, he strives to deliver a differentiated client experience that testifies to the singularity of each personal and family dynamic.
Ben looks to combine technical insight and acumen with an unwavering commitment to client service. Ben integrates the advice and guidance of teammates and specialists, who work in concert to uncover possible efficiencies on both sides of a client’s balance sheet. Ben believes that each client’s wealth framework should be as unique as his or her situation. He incorporates multiple factors within his approach, including a client’s legacy aspirations, personal or professional milestones, family dynamics, and philanthropic interests. In addition to traditional wealth disciplines, such as investment management, trust and estate planning, and banking, Ben is also adept in specialized offerings, including real estate lending, art lending, next-generation stewardship, and liquidity strategies for alternative investment professionals.
Ben has worked in financial services for over three decades. Prior to joining the Private Bank, he worked as a commercial banking relationship manager with SouthState Bank and Truist. In this role he gained a strong foundation in commercial and real estate lending with high-net worth business owners to assist with their financial needs. Ben works closely and structured approach to their financial lives. Deeply committed to the long-term well-being of each client, he strives to deliver a differentiated client experience that testifies to the singularity of each personal and family dynamic.
Ben graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and completed a three-year University of Florida-Florida School of Banking program in 2014. Born in Belgium, Ben lives in Cocoa Beach with his wife, Kelly and son, Chris. He has been an active part of the Space Coast community serving as the former Mayor of Cocoa Beach since 2016 and formerly as a City of Cocoa Beach Commissioner. He serves on the board of The Children’s Hunger Project in Cocoa, FL, served on the Cape Canaveral Hospital Tax District Board appointed by the Governor of Florida, and served on the Space Coast Economic Development Commission Board.
- University of Florida-Warrington School of Business
- Children's Hunger Project
- Space Coast Economic Development Commission
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