Benjamin L Kriss

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Benjamin Kriss is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in New York.  In this role, Benny works with ultra-high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions to provide integrated, holistic investment advice and implement tailored portfolio strategies that span across asset classes.  Benny focuses much of his time leading the team’s efforts to deliver customized liquidity & fixed income solutions across taxable & tax-exempt markets.

Benny began his career at Bank of America in 2010 as an analyst on the GWIM Compensation team and moved to the Private Bank investments organization 2012.  Prior to joining his current team ~10 years ago, Benny was a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager within the Chief Investment Office (CIO) Fixed Income group.

Benny earned his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 2017. He and his wife Alix reside on New York’s Upper West Side with their two-year-old daughter Joey & French Bulldog Gilbert.

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