James J.C. Byrne

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

James J. C. Byrne is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer at Bank of Amercia in New York City. James advises families across a wide range of wealth transfer strategies and assists them in the creation and implementation of personal trusts. He also provides fiduciary acumen and oversight in the administration of various types of trusts and other fiduciary investment management accounts.

James was previously an Associate Wealth Strategist in the Wealth Planning Solutions Group at Bank of America in New York City. In this role, James provided wealth management guidance and helped clients pursue their individual goals in financial and estate planning, insurance, risk management, wealth transfer, intergenerational planning and philanthropy.

Prior to joining Bank of America, James was a practicing attorney, specializing in the fields of estate planning, trust and estate administration, Surrogate’s Court proceedings and elder law.

James received his B.A. in Political Science from Providence College and earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. James is admitted to the Bar in New York State and is a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the New York Bar Association.

*James does not provide legal advice in his role with Bank of America.

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