Karyn Salman

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Karyn Salman is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with Bank of America Private Bank, in Newport Beach, California. Karyn works closely with clients to design, implement, and administer their fiduciary plans, tailoring their personal legacies to reflect their family circumstances and long-term objectives. She serves as an accessible local resource who applies her in-depth experience and knowledge to help clients pursue their goals with clarity and precision.

As the key point of contact for trust services and administration, Karyn works closely with grantors and beneficiaries to advance faithful execution of fiduciary plans. She collaborates with a team of specialists from Bank of America Private Bank, integrating estate planning services within a client’s overall wealth framework. Proactive and forward-thinking, Karyn enjoys educating clients about the extensive range of fiduciary services at their disposal; she cares deeply about clients and their family members, developing enduring relationships that reflect her genuine interest in their well-being.

Karyn has more than two decades of experience in trust design and administration. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, she was a Senior Fiduciary  Advisory Specialist with Wells Fargo in Irvine, where she spent nine years. She earned her B.S.B.A. from the University of Phoenix with a concentration in accounting and industrial relations, and her M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management with a concentration in finance.

Karyn holds the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers, and has been selected to join the American Banker Association-CTFA Advisory Board as a Co-Chair in 2024.

In her free time, Karyn supports a number of community initiatives.

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