Bledar (Ben) Yzeiri

Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Ben Yzeiri is a Vice President and Private Client Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Sarasota, Florida. He focuses on cultivating close relationships with a diverse group of high-net-worth clients, including business owners and multigenerational families. Ben combines his personal experience in liquidity management, banking and structured credit with access to a team of Private Bank specialists. Together the team can offer strategies for portfolio management, wealth structuring and business succession planning, as well as trust and estate planning services.

Ben started his financial career in banking in 2008. Prior to joining the Private Bank in 2020, he had more than five years of experience in small business banking at Bank of America. He believes this background helps him navigate a large financial institution to connect clients, especially business owners, with a variety of innovative credit and lending solutions. His professional yet personal approach to client service is rooted in a commitment to prompt execution, flexibility, and finding answers to challenging questions.

A Michigan native, Ben holds a bachelor’s degree with a dual concentration in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan. He relocated to Florida to pursue professional opportunities and earned an MBA degree at the University of South Florida. Ben holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional.

In the community, Ben is member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, volunteers at Turning Points and previously served on the finance committee of the Boys and Girls Club of Bradenton. He and his wife, Ela, have a young son and daughter. The family enjoys local travel and spending time at the beach.

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  • University of Michigan
  • University of South Florida


  • Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance

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