John Thibault

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

John Thibault is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Troy, Michigan. John works closely with entrepreneurs, business owners, and multi-generational families, helping them pursue their financial goals in a more thoughtful and purposeful manner. A creative thinker, he is skilled in helping clients anticipate key decision points in their lives and legacies, allowing them to navigate their options with poise and confidence.

John is adept in making connections across ideas, people, and opportunities. He looks to help clients uncover possible efficiencies on both sides of their balance sheet by integrating multiple wealth disciplines: customized credit, pre- and post-liquidity event strategies, tailored investment management, trust and estate planning, business succession planning, and philanthropy, among others. Restless in his pursuit of client priorities, he facilitates effective collaboration across a team of specialists, leading a unified approach that is firmly centered on each client’s long-term well-being.

John has served as a Financial Advisor since 2001. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), he provided wealth advisory services to high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients at Fifth Third Private Bank, UBS Wealth Management, and Morgan Stanley. He earned his B.A., his B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance, and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and holds the Chartered Financial Consultant® designation.

John is a member of the Detroit Economic Club, the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metro Detroit, and the University of Michigan Alumni Association. 

John is married and has two children.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S.

ChFC® and Chartered Financial Consultant® are the property of The American College, which reserves the sole rights to its use, and is used by permission.


  • English


  • Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metro Detroit
  • University of Michigan Alumni Association


  • University Of Michigan - Dearborn

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