Kyle Johnston

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Kyle M. Johnston is a Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer at Bank of America Private Bank in Walnut Creek, California.  He is the main point of contact for clients and their beneficiaries when it comes to matters of trust administration. 

As part of the Bank of America Private Bank client team, Kyle provides highly personalized service and guidance on estate planning, trust administration, and wealth transfer strategy.

Kyle is an attorney admitted to practice law in the State of California. In 2018 he was certified for a five-year term as a specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Kyle is also member of the board of directors of the Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley.

Prior to 2019 when he joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust), Kyle practiced as an attorney in estate planning, estate administration, and probate litigation.  He graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor from John F. Kennedy University School of Law where he served as editor-in-chief of the law review, and published on the topic of legal capacity assessment.  Kyle also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in political science with an emphasis in international relations. 

Kyle does not provide legal advice in his role at Bank of America Private Bank.

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