Matthew Thornton

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Matthew Thornton is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in Portland, Maine. He works with a select group of clients, business owners and families to facilitate financial growth while helping achieve their lifestyle and legacy goals.

Matthew brings together a skilled team of wealth management, banking and estate planning professionals to provide strategic planning and guidance throughout your lifetime and on to the next generation.

The Private Bank is designed to support the complex needs of our high net worth clients by leveraging our expertise and proficiency in Wealth Structuring, Estate Planning, Art Services, Custom Lending and Charitable Giving.  Our trust and investment management relationship with you is supported by the strongest standard of integrity, trust and accountability.  The fiduciary standard requires us to act solely in your best interest.  Whether we are managing your portfolio, serving as trustee, or administering an estate, our focus is what best meets your objectives.

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

Matthew D Simpson

Portfolio Manager


Samuel C Dunkel

Private Client Manager


Steven G. Funk

Senior Trust Officer


Ellen O'Keefe

Portfolio Manager


Jamie Stalnaker

Trust Officer


Key Contacts

Dineen M DePaolo

Private Bank Senior Associate


Matthew Gubelman

Private Bank Senior Associate


Maria Marchetti

Private Bank Associate


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.