Bryan David Benedict

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Bryan Benedict is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bryan provides tailored advice and in-depth strategy to business owners, multi-generational families, and hedge fund and private equity principals. He has significant experience distilling complex credit needs, resulting in a forward-thinking approach to the intricacies and opportunities inherent in each client’s situation. His background in wealth management and banking provides him with a holistic perspective that seeks to optimize the resources at each client’s disposal, generating robust strategies that integrate multiple lines of business.

A natural problem solver, Bryan enjoys serving as a sounding board and guide for a range of client needs. His areas of focus include banking and lending; investment management; trust and estate planning; business succession planning; and specialty asset management for timber, farm, or mineral interests. He offers a long-term perspective that anticipates the implications of multiple decision points, resulting in a thoughtful and purposeful approach to each client’s objectives.

Prior to joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), Bryan gained extensive wealth management experience as a Relationship Manager with Minnesota Bank & Trust and a Managing Director with the Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank. Previously, he served as a Commercial Banker with Excel Bank Minnesota, a role that brought him in close contact with area entrepreneurs. He began his financial services career in 2000 as a Bank Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank. He earned his M.B.A. from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and his undergraduate degree in business administration and economics from the University of Wisconsin.

In his free time, Bryan serves as a volunteer coach for his son’s and daughter’s hockey and baseball teams in the Minnetonka Youth Program.

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

Thomas C. Baxter

Senior Trust Officer


Ryan Christopher Johnson

Private Client Manager


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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.