John M Pitton

Senior Vice President, Market Director

Professional Profile

John is a Senior Vice President and Market Director for Bank of America Private Bank in Upstate New York. As Market Director, John leads a team that provides wealth management and private banking services to high net worth families and nonprofit organizations. John has been with Bank of America and predecessor organizations for the past 32 years, the last 20 as part of the Rochester, New York organization.  Up until recently John served as Bank of America's Market President for Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.  In this capacity John lead a team that delivered the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy locally, including overseeing philanthropic grants, community development lending and investing activities, volunteerism and serving as a steward for the Bank of America lending & investing initiatives.

John has served on several nonprofit boards, and currently works with a number of nonprofit organizations and private foundations on fundraising, grantmaking, and investing activities. John has over 30 years experience in the financial industry and previously has served as Chief Financial Officer for predecessor banks including Fleet Bank (Metro New York) and Norstar Bank of Central New York.

John’s background also includes over 15 years as a Corporate and Commercial Banker within Bank of America’s Global Commercial Bank, where we worked with a broad range of publicly traded and privately held businesses. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Rochester Chamber of Commerce and serves on its Executive Committee. He holds a B.S. with double majors in Finance and Accounting from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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

Kate J. Borello

Trust Officer



Senior Trust Officer


Rocky Fittizzi

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Elaine M. Moran

Senior Trust Officer


Kevin B. Rankin

Portfolio Manager


J. Michael Reed

Portfolio Manager


Suze J Wollke

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

Brittany R Casciani


Donna M Gaudy


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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 (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.