Melissa P White

Managing Director, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

Melissa P. White is a Managing Director and Senior Trust Officer at Bank of America Private Bank in Boston, Massachusetts.  Her focus is on the administration of clients’ trusts and carrying out provisions contained in trust documents under the fiduciary standard of care.  In her role she provides clients with access to a wide range of resources, including wealth planning, investment management, structured credit, specialty asset management and philanthropy. Melissa is the main point of contact for clients and their beneficiaries when it comes to matters of trust administration and will engage other Private Bank specialists to assist, as appropriate.  At Bank of America Private Bank, we recognize each trust and each beneficiary is unique, and we provide highly personalized service to implement and help carry out your estate plans.

Melissa started her career with Bank of New England and joined Bank of America in 2007 when the two organizations merged. She is a member of Bank of America's Diversity and Inclusion Council, and the Volunteer Committee.

Melissa graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature. She attended the ABA National Trust School and the ABA National Graduate Trust School where she earned the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation which is sponsored by the ABA Institute of Certified Bankers. She is a member of the Boston Estate Planning Council and a former member of its governing board. She volunteers her time at Dress for Success.

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