Lisa Avery Scovotti van der Voort

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Lisa Scovotti van der Voort is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in New York, New York. Drawing on more than a decade of experience in banking and lending to ultra-high-net-worth clients, Lisa works in concert with her team to deliver a preeminent experience. She serves as a key point of client contact, collaborating closely with her team’s Private Client Advisor to address the needs of some of the world’s wealthiest families, business entrepreneurs, and private equity and hedge fund managers. A strong communicator, Lisa also collaborates effectively with clients’ external tax and legal intermediaries. Clients look to Lisa as a trusted resource who offers the knowledge and perspective to support their priorities, helping them delineate a more efficient pathway to their objectives.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Lisa spent nine years with Citi Private Bank. Most recently, she was an Ultra-High-Net-Worth Private Banker and Senior Vice President for the Northeast Region. Earlier, Lisa served as Associate Banker and Vice President on the Professional Services team, where she advised Partners and Managing Directors at leading consulting and accounting firms within North America. Lisa’s experience also includes tenures with GE Capital, where she was an Assistant Vice President of Sales within Corporate Retail Finance—Asset Based Lending. She also completed GE Capital’s Experienced Commercial Leadership Program, with rotations in Corporate Finance, Real Estate, and Retail Finance (now Synchrony Financial). Lisa began her professional career in 2005 with Davis Polk & Wardell LLP, where she worked in Business Development and Litigation.

A graduate of Fordham University’s Gabelli Graduate School of Business, Lisa earned her M.B.A. Phi Beta Kappa. She also holds a Master’s degree in Global Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University and earned her B.B.A. in International Business and French from the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola University.

Lisa and her husband, Steven, reside in Greenwich, Connecticut, with their son and daughter.


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