Frederick Heinen Hoops

Senior Vice President, Wealth Strategies Advisor

Professional Profile

Fred Hoops is a Senior Vice President and Wealth Strategies Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan office.  Fred works with high-net-worth families concerning estate planning, tax planning, succession planning, as well as reviewing buy-sell agreements and existing estate planning documents.  Fred's role involves deepening client relationships, focusing on the most complex and sophisticated needs for high-net-worth clients and working on the structure of strategic, highly customized financial solutions and ensuring that strategies and solutions integrate with the overall wealth-management plan for clients.  Fred focuses on what best meets the objectives of the client and helping fulfill the Bank of America Private Bank fiduciary commitment.

Fred was a practicing an attorney with several large law firms for more than 20 years in their high-net-worth practice groups where he drafted complex estate planning documents and provided a variety of services to clients in Michigan and Florida.

Before joining Bank of America, Fred was a Senior Wealth Planner with Comerica Bank where he provided wealth planning services in Michigan, Florida and Arizona.  He was also a Senior Wealth Planner with Fifth Third Bank providing wealth planning services to their family office clients.

Fred has a B.M. in music from the University of Michigan with a degree in bassoon performance.  He has a J.D. from the University of Miami and an LLM in estate planning from the University of Miami.  He is a member of the Michigan Bar and the Florida Bar.  He has spoken and written extensively on a variety of estate planning topics.

In his current role, Fred does not practice law or give tax or legal advice.

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