Mark S. Ellis

Senior Vice President, Private Client Manager

Professional Profile

Mark Ellis is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Westport, Connecticut. He is a relationship manager and banker for high-net-worth individuals, families and non-profits. Mark is committed to developing thoughtful and strategic approaches to help address his client’s investment management, banking, credit and liquidity needs.

Mark believes in exceptional preparation for every client interaction. Persistent and open-mined, Mark is determined to exhaust the vast resources of the Private Bank and Bank of America to offer clients a choice of appropriate solutions to help meet their needs. He can consult with wealth strategists, portfolio managers and trust specialists, to help clients with estate planning services, concentrated stock and tax minimization strategies, as well as customized trusts. For foundations and non-profits, Mark is committed to offering guidance that is consistent with meeting the needs of their beneficiaries, while helping them sustain their endowments and maintain their giving.

In his role, Mark can play an active role in the financial lives of multi-generational families. He enjoys working with the children and grandchildren, and can assist them with banking and credit needs, such as home and education financing, tailored analysis to help them fund their lifestyle, as well as financial strategies to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors.

Mark joined Bank of America in 2005 after a career in marketing and management with Shell Canada Ltd. and Microsoft and he transitioned to the Private Bank as a Private Client Manager in 2011. Having grown up in Canada, Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary. Mark and his wife, Melinda, live in Redding, CT and have two high school aged boys. In his spare time, Mark enjoys running, skiing and sailing.

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