John Thomas Wong

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

John T. Wong is a Senior Vice President and Senior Institutional Portfolio Manager based in Southern California within the Institutional Investments group at Bank of America Private Bank. In this role, he is responsible for developing and executing the investment approach that may best assist clients’ short and long-term goals. This includes the planning and managing of customized solutions by leveraging the Private Bank’s broad range of investment management services and Bank of America affiliates; identifying opportunities that shape portfolios and long-term investments through consulting and advisory services; by providing guidance to allocate assets to help meet unique objectives; and, by researching market ideas and building investment portfolios by navigating in today’s evolving markets.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2012, John was responsible for rebalancing portfolios, conducting manager research, and preparing detailed portfolio analysis at Neuberger Berman, Lehman Brothers, and Morgan Stanley.

John earned his M.B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and his B.A. from The Ohio State University. John is a Chartered Financial Analyst® , CFA® charterholder and a member of CFA Society New York where he founded the book club. He previously served as an Adjunct Instructor teaching undergraduate Finance at Loyola University Chicago. As a company volunteer, he previously served as co-chair of Professional Development within the Bank of America Asian Leadership Network Enterprise.


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