Mark Paukune

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Institutional Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Mark Paukune is a Managing Director, Private Client Advisor, and Institutional Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Fort Worth, Texas. Mark leads a highly credentialed team of wealth and investment specialists who work in concert to simplify the complexities of significant wealth. With more than 25 years of direct experience, Mark is skilled in overseeing large-scale initiatives to support the unique objectives of an accomplished clientele.

Closely attuned to the distinctive characteristics of each relationship, Mark directs a customized approach grounded in each client’s vision, values, and intentions. Wealth creators look to him for unified investment, wealth strategy, legacy, and philanthropic advice, seamlessly implemented through the team’s service model. Mark’s areas of focus include significant transactions, such as art, plane, yacht, ranch, and real estate financing, as well as liquidity events and new business ventures. In addition, Mark works with clients who are actively building their wealth, helping them evaluate their options and pursue informed decisions about their long-term finances. As an Institutional Client Advisor, Mark provides strategic investment advice and mission-related support to public and private foundations, non-profit organizations, and other institutions. 

Mark joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2007. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and is a graduate of the South Kent School in Connecticut.

Mark serves on the boards of Streams and Valleys and All Saint’s Episcopal School in Fort Worth. He is an active volunteer with Hope International in Zimbabwe.

Mark is married and has two children. In his free time, he regularly competes in endurance running events and has completed multiple marathons and ultramarathons.

Our Team

Our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personal experience.

Note: These team members are a shared resource, involved in your wealth management plan as appropriate and are subject to change

Christina A Kutej

Private Client Manager


Damon W Heitland

Private Client Manager


Laura Lynn Haley

Senior Trust Officer


James L Redwine

Specialty Asset Manager


Gary V. Post

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Myra Hayes Savage

Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Wendy J Wright

Private Banking Associate II - Registered


Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future


For more than 200 years, Bank of America Private Bank has helped clients navigate the complex challenges of managing significant wealth. We draw on the Private Bank’s personalized approach, as well as the resources of Bank of America, to help individuals and families, businesses, and institutions achieve their financial objectives. Whether you’re looking to preserve and share wealth, build philanthropic legacies or plan for future growth, our commitment is to make your goals our priority.

At Bank of America Private Bank, we take pride in our history and in serving our clients’ best interests. We also value the continual pursuit of innovation in a constantly transforming world. We apply this perspective to help our clients anticipate and respond to evolving markets, changing environments and the growing complexities of the financial landscape. Mindful of the past, our focus is on providing today’s clients with disciplined financial strategies and a bridge across generations.