Christopher W. Clarke

Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Christopher W. Clarke is a Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank. In this role, he is responsible for connecting high net worth individuals and institutions to strategies that can help reach their financial goals.  His approach combines the client experience of a boutique private bank with access to extensive resources, including traditional, specialty asset, alternative, and capital market investment strategies, as well as customized credit and banking offerings.

A native of Brooklyn, NY, Chris began his financial service career in 1998 as a Financial Advisor at a boutique brokerage firm in New York City.  He relocated to the Greater Hartford area in 2002 and joined Bank of America in 2015.

Chris is the Chairman of the Connecticut Chapter of Bank of America’s Black Professionals Group and an Ambassador of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce.  He is an active member in several of Bank of America's other Employee Networks including  the Global Women’s Exchange, the LGBT+ Pride Group, the Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Development for Women Group, and the Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement Group.  Chris is also a member of The National Black MBA Association, USA 500 Clubs, and serves on the Alumni Engagement committee of Leadership Greater Hartford.  He has previously served on the Board of Directors for Leadership Greater Hartford and Charter Oak State College. 

Chris graduated from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  He also graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Master of Business Administration concentrating in Finance and Management.

*Some or all alternative investments may not be suitable for certain investors. Certain alternative investments carry significant risk and are not subject to the same regulatory oversight as mutual funds and other traditional investments. For these reasons, access to alternative investments may be limited to investors who are designated as sophisticated, high-net-worth investors

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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.

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