Christian (Chris) Daniel Griffin

Managing Director, PWM Market Executive

Professional Profile

Chris Griffin is Managing Director and Market Executive for Bank of America Private Bank in New York. In his current role as Market Executive, Chris leads a high-performing team of more than 350 Client teams and Associates who work in concert to deliver deeply customized wealth strategy, advice, and service to an accomplished clientele. Prior to his current role, Chris served as a Market Leader of the Southern CT for 3+ years. Chris’s current responsibilities includer developing and implementing strategies to drive responsible growth in the market drawing upon over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank Chris held a variety of client facing and management roles at J.P Morgan Private Bank, BNY Mellon Wealth Management and Bernstein focused on serving the financial needs of high-net-worth families, business owners and not-for-profit institutions.

Chris is also responsible for and leading the Portfolio Managers in developing customized fiduciary investment strategies for Bank of America Private Bank’s high-net-worth clients. In that role he connects Portfolio Managers and Associates to the research, tools, and technology to support highly tailored fiduciary investment solutions. In addition, Chris communicates the strategic insights of the Chief Investment Office, promoting the fluid and timely understanding of market opportunities.

Chris is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University where he is a featured speaker on campus at the Business School. He is committed to his community and a former member of the Board of Directors for The Center for Family Justice and Chairperson for the Board of Finance in Easton, CT. He is currently on the board of the Adam J. Lewis Academy. Chris currently resides in CT where he lives with wife and two daughters.


  • Central CT State University


  • Adam J. Lewis Academy, Board Member
  • Center for Family Justice, Board Member

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