Mitchell I. Cohen

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Mitchell Cohen is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in New York City. Mitchell provides reliable leadership, strategic advice, and sustained coordination to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, helping them resolve the complexities of substantial wealth.

Drawing on more than two decades of experience, Mitchell is deeply versed in the needs of real estate developers and owners, finance professionals, and entrepreneurs. Credit trained, he is proficient in customized lending, as well as private banking services and wealth strategy. Committed to the clients he serves, Mitchell is an attentive listener who looks to remove the burdens that significant wealth can pose. He prides himself on “stepping up for clients in moments that matter,” providing them with the comfort and confidence to navigate the intersection of life and wealth. Mitchell oversees a high performing team who work in concert to create a client experience that is distinctive in its breadth and responsiveness.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Mitchell was a Managing Director and Relationship Manager with First Republic, where he worked for more than twelve years. Earlier in his career, he counted the NBA Players Association among his clients at Park Avenue Resources. He began his career in the Business Development Department of The New York Yankees. Mitchell earned his B.S. in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Active in philanthropic causes, Mitchell is proud to be part of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and was runner-up for its “Man of the Year” award in 2020. Mitchell has also served in leadership roles with City Meals on Wheels and is very active in UJA and its real estate events.

Mitchell lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and daughter. He enjoys collecting art and precuring the finest Chicken Parm. Ever hopeful, he has been a Knicks season-ticket holder since 1988.

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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.