James (Jim) P Buchanan

Managing Director, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

James Buchanan is a Senior Trust Officer with Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) and joined Bank of America in 1983. He manages the administration of large personal trust relationships for high net worth individuals and families. He works closely with clients and, when appropriate, their legal and tax advisors to help ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to the management of each relationship. He provides consistent communication with trust beneficiaries to help ensure their circumstances and needs are understood and considered within the context of the provisions of the trust document.

James earned a Bachelor of Science degree with concentration in Finance from McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and is an honors graduate of Cannon Trust School.  He is accredited as a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Broward County.

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