Irina Koch

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Irina Koch is a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Charleston, South Carolina. In this role, she is responsible for creating and maintaining personalized investment strategies utilizing a broad range of wealth management services including investment planning and wealth strategy. Irina works with individuals and families, helping them manage their personal assets in line with their distinctive goals, risk tolerance, and personal circumstances.  This includes assisting clients with establishing goals and objectives, working towards developing an appropriate overall strategy, formulating and implementing potential solutions, and conducting periodic reviews to help clients monitor progress toward reaching the initial goals and strategies set forth. In addition, she supports clients in navigating through changing market environments to provide traditional guidance in the areas of asset allocation, tax-minimization, retirement, and multi-generational strategies from risk-based strategies to banking and lending needs.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Irina was with Jackson Financial Services for over 10 years, having served in several roles, helping give her experience and insight into the wealth management needs of high-net-worth individuals and families. Previously, she held various roles at Synovus Bank.

Irina graduated, summa cum laude, with honors from the Citadel School of Business earning her Master's of Business Administration. 

Irina is a a CFA® charterholder and is currently a member of the CFA Society South Carolina Board of Directors.



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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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