Ilanit (Illy) Akhavan

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Illy Akhavan is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager at Bank of America Private Bank.  Illy works closely with high net worth individuals and families, providing guidance and resources in multiple disciplines, including investment management, strategic banking and credit and wealth structuring. 

Illy has over 15 years of experience in private wealth management.  Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Illy was an Associate Wealth Manager at BNY Mellon Private Wealth Management, and started her career with Bank of America Private Bank, formerly U.S. Trust, in 2003.

Illy earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University of Long Beach and her M.B.A. from California State University of Dominguez Hills.

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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.

At Bank of America Private Bank, we take pride in our history and in serving our clients’ best interests. We also value the continual pursuit of innovation in a constantly transforming world. We apply this perspective to help our clients anticipate and respond to evolving markets, changing environments and the growing complexities of the financial landscape. Mindful of the past, our focus is on providing today’s clients with disciplined financial strategies and a bridge across generations.