Brett D. Amerson

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Brett Amerson is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in San Diego, California.  Brett works closely with high-net-worth individuals and families to help optimize and manage their wealth.  By identifying a client's primary goals and needs, Brett and his team coordinate local resources and the national capabilities of Bank of America Enterprise to help clients reach their objectives.  He leads a team of Bank of America Private Bank specialists who work in concert to design and implement tailored financial strategies in investment management, trust and estate planning services, liquidity event strategies, lending and philanthropy.

Brett began his financial services career in 2005. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), he served as a senior private banker and relationship manager at Wells Fargo Bank, helping give him experience and insight into the wealth management needs of high-net-worth individuals and families. Prior to his career in financial services, he was an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Brett obtained a Bachelor of Science in ocean engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration with emphases in finance and real estate from the University of San Diego.

He currently volunteers with the Disabled American Veterans in an outreach program working with patients with the Department of Veterans Affairs and lives in Solana Beach, California, with his two daughters.

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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.