James (Jim) T Farmer

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Jim Farmer, CAIA®, has been a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Atlanta, Georgia, since January-2008. He brings to his position more than 26 years of experience in the investment management industry. In his role, Jim helps clients preserve, grow and manage wealth as well as to pass it on to future generations. He helps high-net-worth individuals pursue goals and help clients realize the impact that wealth can have, with a particular focus on endowments. In his approach Jim seeks to understand both the numerical and the human elements of clients' perspectives and expectations in order to help that the plans clients adopt are aligned with objectives.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), Jim spent seven years at Calibre Multi-Family Office as a Portfolio Manager. Before that, he also worked as an Analyst and Portfolio Manager for Wachovia Asset Management and the Wachovia Funds.

Jim holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Oregon.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degrees in chemistry and religious studies from the University of North Carolina. He is also a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment AnalystSM Association, CAIA®.

CAIA® is a registered certification mark owned and administered by the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.

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