Mary Kosdan

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Mary Buschman is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in New York, New York. Mary provides tailored advice and guidance to individuals, families, and institutions, helping them grow, preserve, and steward their wealth with purpose and care. An engaged problem-solver and creative thinker, Mary helps clients discern opportunities to deploy their wealth more efficiently, mindful of their distinctive intentions, vision, and values. She offers a highly personalized approach, grounded in the unique circumstances and priorities of each relationship.

Mary has particular depth catering to the needs of art collectors, gallerists, and museums. Her areas of focus include art lending, provenance research and authentication, fiduciary investment management, and family office services.

Prior to joining the Private Bank, Mary spent 15 years in the art world, where she held various roles, her most recent being President of an insurance company that underwrites art title insurance for collectors, art galleries, and lending platforms. Previously, she was a Senior Operations Manager at Magnetar Capital. While pursuing her law degree, Mary owned and operated her own art gallery, while also serving as a strategic advisor to other gallerists. She began her professional career in 1999 in the commercial art world. She holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, an M.A. in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and a B.A. from Williams College.*

Committed to the vibrant role of art in society, Mary regularly supports arts initiatives in the Adirondacks. She is also a frequent speaker about art, finance, and risk management.

*In her role at the Private Bank, Mary does not provide legal advice.

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