Jennifer Garbowicz

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Jennifer Garbowicz is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank based in St. Petersburg, Florida. She leads a team of seasoned professionals who work closely with clients to create strategies for managing the complexities of significant wealth, today and for future generations, and is committed to placing clients’ dreams, goals, and priorities first. Together with her team, Jennifer can provide a range of services uniquely tailored to each client’s objectives, including strategies for investment management, preparing for liquidity events and philanthropy, trust and estate planning services and credit solutions.

Jennifer enjoyed a ten-year career in the healthcare industry, and has almost two decades of wealth management experience. She joined the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2019 from an independent trust and investment management firm, where she was a principal.  In that role, she managed portfolios that included equities and fixed-income assets for high-net-worth individuals, trusts, and charitable organizations. She also served on the investment committee and was responsible for developing new client relationships.  

Jennifer earned a B.A. degree in management at Eckerd College and an M.B.A. with a finance concentration at the University of Tampa. She is a graduate of the ABA National Trust School and completed a certificate program in leadership and strategic impact at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. In addition, Jennifer Garbowicz is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute.  

Passionate about her community, Jennifer has been involved with many non-profit organizations. She has served on the board of trustees of St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation and American Stage Theatre Company, and currently serves as a board member of the Florida Holocaust Museum and Homeless Empowerment Program. In addition, she serves as chair of the Board of Trustees for HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital, and is on the advisory board of both Webtalk, Inc. and Airyvl. Jennifer is a past president of the board of directors of CFA® Society Tampa Bay, and was elected by her peers through CFA® Institute as the chair of the Presidents Council after serving two consecutive terms as the Presidents Council Representative for the Southeastern U.S. Region.

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  • Eckerd College
  • The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
  • University of Tampa


  • English

Our Team

Our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personal experience.

Note: These team members are a shared resource, involved in your wealth management plan as appropriate and are subject to change

Richard M Gordon

Private Client Manager


Jarrett M. Greear

Portfolio Manager


Carlos A. Rodriguez

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Frances K McCutcheon

Trust Officer


Jana E Head

Trust Officer


Gregory Ekizian

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

Valerie A Budworth

Private Bank Senior Associate


Salma Yapparova Douab

Private Bank Senior Associate


Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future


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.