Neil W. Farren

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Neil Farren is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Providence, Rhode Island.  As Portfolio Manager, Neil is the investment leader of the client relationship and is responsible for evaluating, designing and overseeing all aspects of the portfolio construction.  He provides technical and industry acumen in managing complex individual and family client relationships and develops and recommends strategies to achieve clients’ investment goals.

He joined Bank of America in 2005 as Client Manager within Global Wealth and Investment Management.  Prior to joining Bank of America, Neil spent 15 years in financial institutions as a credit analyst, lender, and portfolio asset manager.  Neil began his career as a Bank Examiner with the U.S. Treasury Department in Boston, Massachusetts.

Neil received a BA in economics from Providence College.  He also received an MBA and an MS in accounting from Northeastern University.  Neil is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.

Neil volunteered as a coach for local youth sports programs and served as a mentor at San Miguel School in Providence, Rhode Island.

CFP Board owns the marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP® (with plaque design) in the U.S.

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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.