Edward M Blake

Managing Director, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Edward Blake, CTFA, is a Senior Trust Officer and Managing Director, for Bank of America Private Bank in Chevy Chase, Maryland. In his role, he serves the trust and estate planning needs of high-net-worth individuals and families. As a local resource with deep knowledge of trust design and administration, Edward works closely with clients to help preserve and transfer wealth effectively.  He develops long-term relationships with clients, providing them with the knowledge to determine whether they need to enact and/or revise their estate plans in light of changing priorities and objectives.

Edward earned his B.S. in accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology, and joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2003. His background includes 34 years of experience in fiduciary taxes, trust administration and estate planning.

Amongst his philanthropic interests, he works with various youth mentoring programs in his community.

Ed Blake holds the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers.

Ed does not provide tax advice in his role with Bank of America Private Bank.



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