J. Michael Reed

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

J. Michael Reed is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Rochester, New York. In this role, he is responsible for creating and maintaining personalized investment strategies utilizing a broad range of wealth management services including financial planning and wealth strategy.  This includes assisting clients with establishing goals and objectives, working towards developing an appropriate overall strategy, formulating and implementing potential solutions in conjunction with their risk profile, and conducting periodic reviews to help clients monitor progress toward reaching the initial goals and strategies set forth.  In addition, he supports clients in navigating through changing market environments to provide traditional guidance in the areas of asset allocation, tax-minimization planning, retirement, and multi-generational considerations from risk-based strategies to banking and lending needs.

Prior to joining Bank of America, Mike was the Head of Investment Management for Canandaigua National Bank & Trust, responsible for setting and monitoring investment policy, managing individual client assets, and supervising an investment staff.

Mike earned his M.B.A. degree in finance from the University of Rochester Simon School and his B.S. in finance from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a CFA® charterholder and is a past-President and past Board Member of the CFA® Society of Rochester.

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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.