Kristen M Benner

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Kristen Benner is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager with Bank of America Private Bank.   She is the primary point of contact for existing clients and serves as the team’s credit expert, advising clients on sophisticated and personalized credit needs, including custom, recreational, and commercial real estate loans, as well as fine art, marine and aviation lending. 

In coordination with the local Private Bank team of specialists, Kristen also provides guidance to clients in the areas of estate planning services, investment management, insurance, fiduciary services, and risk management.  She and the team tailor guidance to suit each particular client situation, utilizing the breadth and depth of Bank of America Private Bank's capabilities as key drivers of value.  Kristen encourages frequent client interactions, leveraging Bank of America's client-centered ethic, and leading a boutique-like experience to help create an appropriate plan and deliver proactive guidance. 

Kristen has more than 20 years industry experience, the last 17 of which have been with Bank of America.  In addition to her credit acumen, she has previously served in investment analyst roles, including as a sell-side analyst for a mid-sized insurance firm.  She received her Bachelor degree from Towson University.

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