Cherlon Burton

Cherlon Burton

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Cherlon “Cher” Burton is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer at Bank of America Private Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah. In her role, Cher works closely with clients, their families, and their advisors to help navigate the often complex trust and estate world. She recognizes that each trust and its beneficiaries are different and takes a highly personalized approach when administering their trust or estate. Cher’s primary focus is to develop creative solutions to meet each client’s unique needs, goals, and objectives. She also understands the importance of bringing in other Bank of America Private Bank specialists to assist as appropriate to better serve all of her client's needs.

Cher brings over 15 years of experience in the trust and estate industry. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank in 2022, Cher served as a Senior Trust Officer at both MUFG Union Bank Private Bank and Fidelity Personal Trust Company, FSB where she was involved in numerous facets of wealth management, including financial planning, retirement, and trust and estate services. She adds significant and complimentary expertise to the Bank of America Private Bank team.

Cher earned her Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science from Columbia University, and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Georgetown University Law School. She also holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation awarded by the American Bankers Association’s Institute of Certified Bankers.

Cher enjoys giving back to her community. She is a current member of the Salt Lake City Estate Planning Council (SLEPC) and an active participant with Bank of America’s Community Volunteers network. She also enjoys hiking, skiing, roller-skating, playing tennis and spending time with her family and friends.

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