Kalyani R. Chirra

Managing Director, Wealth Strategies Advisor

Professional Profile

Kalyani R. Chirra is a Managing Director and Wealth Strategies Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in Los Angeles, California. In this role, she formulates and implements comprehensive strategies designed to assist clients in the areas of wealth planning, estate planning, business succession planning, risk management, and philanthropy. Clients include founders and owners of private businesses, owners and developers of residential and commercial real estate, and generations of extended families. In addition to offering clients a broad range of wealth management, investment, fiduciary and banking services, she collaborates with clients’ trusted advisors to help minimize estate, gift, income, and real property taxes in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2007, Kalyani worked as an attorney in the trusts and estates section of a full-service law firm with high-net-worth individuals and families in the areas of income tax, estate and gift tax, and philanthropy. 

Kalyani earned her B.S. degree in cognitive science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her J.D. and L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Fond of dancing and supporting her community, Kalyani is a former board member and current volunteer for The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, which supports victims of domestic violence and children living in poverty.

Kalyani does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice in her role with Bank of America Private Bank.

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