David W Wente

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

David Wente is a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Clayton, Missouri. He joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2004, and has been managing portfolios for 31 years.  As a Portfolio Manager, he is responsible for understanding your strategic investment objectives and unique goals in order to provide guidance and effectively develop and manage your investments. 

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, David was with Commerce Bank for 10 years working with high-net-worth individuals, families and organizations in addition to managing two of their equity mutual funds. 

David received his B.S.B.A. in finance from Southern Illinois University.

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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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