Melissa A. Niziolek

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Melissa Niziolek is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Providence, Rhode Island. In this role, she is responsible for creating and maintaining personalized investment strategies by utilizing a broad range of wealth management services including financial planning and wealth strategy for individuals, families and foundations. This includes assisting clients with establishing goals and objectives, working towards developing an appropriate overall strategy, formulating and implementing potential solutions, and conducting periodic reviews to help clients monitor progress toward reaching the initial goals and strategies set forth.  In addition, she supports clients in navigating through changing market environments to provide traditional guidance in the areas of asset allocation, tax-minimization strategies, retirement, and multi-generational strategies from risk-based strategies to banking and lending needs.

Prior to joining the Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2005, Melissa was a Fiduciary Tax Specialist at KPMG, LLC in Providence RI. She spent 10 years in private and public accounting and leverages her tax experience by aiding clients with tax efficient portfolio management.

Melissa received her B.A. degree in accounting from Assumption College and her M.B.A. degree in global business leadership and financial management from Johnson and Wales University.

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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.