Bern Adam Glasser

Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Bern Glasser is a Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in Norfolk, Virginia. He has deep experience developing wealth management strategies to help ultra-high-net-worth individuals and select institutions pursue their financial goals. Bern is committed to delivering the personalized attention and innovative strategies clients expect from a private bank, while leveraging the extensive resources of a global financial institution.  

Bern leads a team of tenured specialists who work closely with clients to tailor offerings to specific wealth management needs. The team can design strategies for investment management and pre- and post-liquidity event planning, as well as trust and estate planning services. They also offer access to customized credit and lending solutions.

Bern joined the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2017. He began his financial career in 2007 and developed both broad banking experience and specialized wealth management experience at several local banking and trust companies.

Bern dedicates much of his time and capital to serving in leadership roles at several community non-profit organizations that focus on people, arts and culture. These organizations include the Downtown Norfolk Council’s Downtown 100, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and the Sandler Center Foundation Giving Circle. Outside of work and giving back, Bern enjoys vintage American cars and spending time on the water.


  • English


  • Guilford College


  • Board Member, VA Air & Space Center: Opportunity Program & Business Development Cmtes 8/13-3/18
  • Community Leadership Partner, Hampton Roads Community Foundation 4/19-
  • Elected Board Member, Algonquin Park Civic League 6/14-12/18
  • Member, NADIV Philanthropic Giving Circle 8/15-
  • Member, Sandler Center Foundation Giving Circle 4/19-12/20
  • Planning Committee, Urban Land Institute - Hampton Roads Chapter. 9/19-3/20
  • The Downtown 100: Vice Chair 7/20- ; Steering Cmte 7/19- ; Leadership Development Cmte 10/17-1/20

Our Team

Our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personal experience.

Note: These team members are a shared resource, involved in your wealth management plan as appropriate and are subject to change

Andrew S Komon

Portfolio Manager


Sheilah (Renee) R Johnson

Private Client Manager


Sean E Neary

Portfolio Manager


Christopher M Wilkinson

Private Client Manager


Joseph W Lipscomb

Senior Trust Officer


A (Eric) Eric Kauders

Senior Trust Officer


David L Yarter

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Jeffrey W Brown

Private Banking Associate II - Registered


Jill W Hardesty

Private Banking Associate II


Danielle N Stone

Private Banking Associate II


Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future


For more than 200 years, Bank of America Private Bank has helped clients navigate the complex challenges of managing significant wealth. We draw on the Private Bank’s personalized approach, as well as the resources of Bank of America, to help individuals and families, businesses, and institutions achieve their financial objectives. Whether you’re looking to preserve and share wealth, build philanthropic legacies or plan for future growth, our commitment is to make your goals our priority.

At Bank of America Private Bank, we take pride in our history and in serving our clients’ best interests. We also value the continual pursuit of innovation in a constantly transforming world. We apply this perspective to help our clients anticipate and respond to evolving markets, changing environments and the growing complexities of the financial landscape. Mindful of the past, our focus is on providing today’s clients with disciplined financial strategies and a bridge across generations.