John Hamer

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

John Hamer is a Senior Portfolio Manager with Bank of America’s Private Bank based in San Francisco.  In his role, he builds and manages tailored portfolios and wealth management strategies for high-net-worth, ultra-high-net-worth and institutional clients.  His clients may include:  individuals, foundations, charitable, and religious organizations. 

John re-joined Bank of America Private Bank in 2021 from BlackRock.  As a Senior Portfolio Manager with BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies Group for 10 years, he partnered with financial advisors to manage portfolios for high-net-worth and institutional clients.  Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, John was a Portfolio Manager in Houston, Texas with Bank of America/U.S. Trust.  John joined Bank of America in 2003.  Previously John worked in energy sector finance and leveraged credit. 

John earned a B.B.A from the University of Texas, Austin and an M.B.A. from Baylor University.  John Hamer is a CFA® charterholder and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Texas (non-practicing).  John is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco.  He lives in Mill Valley, CA. 

John does not provide accounting advice in his role with Bank of America. 

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