Frank Nicholas Hotze

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Nick Hotze is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. Nick works closely with individuals, couples, and multi-generational families to help them organize, deploy, and transfer their wealth more effectively. He is adept in discerning and unifying each person’s distinctive objectives, supporting clients in advancing steady progress toward the lives and legacies they envision. Hard working and responsive, he looks to foster an optimal experience for each client and family. 

Nick leads a team of Private Banking specialists who work in concert to uncover possible efficiencies across multiple contexts of wealth. As the key point of client contact, Nick stays apprised of evolving needs, connecting clients to capabilities in investing, wealth strategy, trust and estate planning services, banking and lending, business and succession planning, and philanthropy. He is skilled in helping clients think more broadly about their wealth, as well as anticipating critical crossroads in the management and stewardship of their finances. A clear communicator, he enjoys helping clients weigh their options, providing them with the information they need to make balanced and informed decisions.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Nick served as a Client Advisor with PNC Wealth Management. His career also includes more than three years as a Financial Specialist with PNC Investments. He began his financial services career with PNC in 2011. He earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Cincinnati, allowing him to apply tenets of behavioral finance into his analysis and approach. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification.

Nick and his wife, Katie, live in Hyde Park, Ohio.

*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S.


  • University of Cincinnati

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

Theresa Hannah

Senior Trust Officer


Jeffrey Nelson

Portfolio Manager


Carlos M Alarcon

Divisional Wealth Strategies Executive


Michael Field

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts


Private Bank Associate



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.