Christopher Parillo

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Christopher A. Parillo is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in New York, New York. A founder of the Bacon Parillo Team, Chris leads the design and delivery of customized strategies for families with significant wealth. He is adept in helping multiple generations weigh competing priorities and demands, from maintaining cash flow to support their lifestyle needs, cultivating sound stewardship in the next generation, evaluating new business and investment opportunities, anticipating the impact of evolving tax legislation, and identifying meaningful outlets for charitable giving.*

Chris offers an approach that is expansive in its scope, but deeply personal in its execution. He applies the knowledge and insight he has gained from more than a decade of direct experience guiding ultra-high-net-worth families through significant transitions. He strives to help clients make smart, informed decisions that can help them derive meaning and fulfillment from their wealth, both for themselves and the people and causes they cherish. He also integrates the advice and guidance of his team members and an extensive network of specialists, who work together to uncover possible efficiencies on both sides of a client’s balance sheet. Firmly committed to the long-term success of his clients, Chris looks to honor their hard work, ingenuity, and sacrifice through his own ingrained work ethic and dedication.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2014, Chris was a Private Banker with J.P. Morgan. Earlier in his career, he worked in various roles in alternative investments and corporate finance. He earned his B.S. in finance, Summa Cum Laude, from Lehigh University, where he currently sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council.

Chris is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Bergen County and the Community Foundation of New Jersey.

*In his role at Bank of America Private Bank, Chris does not provide tax advice.

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

Vaughn A. Nichols

Private Client Manager


Jeffrey M Mandell

Private Client Manager


Michael J Santo

Portfolio Manager


John E Bolton

Portfolio Manager


Scott M Gasparini

Portfolio Manager



Portfolio Manager


Nancy H. O'Reilly

Senior Trust Officer


James J.C. Byrne

Senior Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Zinash Craig

Private Banking Associate II


Marcia Guerra

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.