Nina Tessiore

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Nina Tessiore is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in the Seattle office. She works closely with high net worth individuals, families, business owners, Foundations, Endowments and philanthropists to address a wide range of wealth management needs. Nina leads a team of Bank of America specialists who work in concert to design and implement tailored financial strategies in investment management, trust and estate planning services, credit and banking, liquidity-event strategies, and philanthropy to help clients realize their financial goals. Prior to this role, Nina served as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank. In this role, she was responsible for creating and maintaining personalized strategies while accessing a broad range of wealth management services including financial planning and wealth strategy.  This included 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 supported 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. 
Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2011, Nina worked as an Associate Officer and Senior Associate at Bernstein Global Wealth Management, where she supported individuals and families. She also worked at Verus (formerly known as Wurts and Associates) as a Performance Analyst and as a Consulting Associate providing in-depth research, quantitative analysis, and wide-ranging support to the Seattle based institutional consulting team and clients.  
Nina serves as a member of the Board of Directors for both ArtsFund and Music Center of the Pacific Northwest and believes in the transformative power of music and art in the lives of people and our community.
Nina earned her B.S. degree in English languages and has a minor in Business and Finance from The Small Academy (Republic of Georgia).  Nina holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation.
*Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CIMA® and Certified Investment Management Analyst®.  Use of CIMA®, and/or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management professionals.

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

Devin D Blanchard

Private Client Advisor


Alicia G. Bennett

Portfolio Manager


Jeremy R McLain

Senior Trust Officer


Amelia E Heath

Senior Trust Officer


Jonathan B. Hommer

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Key Contacts

Teresa Perez

Private Banking Associate II


Kari J Koochagian

Private Client Manager II


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.