Eric Melman

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Eric Melman is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in New York City. In leading and coordinating the efforts of a select team of seasoned specialists, Eric devotes significant time to working with clients from a variety of backgrounds – entrepreneurs, hedge fund and private equity professionals, developers and other real estate investors, and generations of wealthy families he’s known for years.

Eric has significant experience managing complex balance sheets and private banking relationships. He and his team also provide clients with strategic guidance for investment management, trust and estate planning services and special circumstances – when inheriting wealth, selling an enterprise, or creating a foundation.

To help preserve wealth for future generations, he develops tax-minimization strategies – often orchestrating the efforts of the firm’s trust professionals with clients’ CPAs and attorneys.

Prior to joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2005, Eric was a segment producer at CNBC. He holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees from The Ohio State University – in economics and journalism. Active in several sports, Eric participates in Tough Mudder and Spartan obstacle competitions and also coaches youth sports. He lives with his wife and their two daughters in New Jersey.

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