Jeffrey (Jeff) Barson

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Jeff Barson is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a Portfolio Manager, he is responsible for understanding strategic investment objectives, spending policy needs and unique goals in order to provide guidance and develop, implement and manage investments. He can manage customized client portfolios on a fully discretionary basis and where applicable provides advisory services and single mandate strategies.  Jeff has 23 years experience in managing money and client investments.  Prior to joining Bank of America, he was a Portfolio Manager for BNY Mellon’s Private Wealth Management division.  Before that, Jeff served as a Portfolio Manager with Wells Fargo’s Private Bank. 

Jeff Barson is a CFA® charterholder  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  In addition, he was awarded a Master in Business Administration in finance from Temple University.  Jeff achieved the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army and he served with the Army Corps of Engineers.  He spent three and a half years in Germany and completed his active duty career in Philadelphia.  Jeff is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Securities Association and Y’s Men International.

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