Paul C Reilly

Managing Director, PWM Division Executive

Professional Profile

Paul C. Reilly is a Managing Director and Division Executive for the North Central Division of Bank of America Private Bank. Paul joined Bank of America Private Bank in 2015. Paul leads the division’s overall efforts to provide tailored wealth strategies and implementation to high net worth individuals, families, and institutions. He oversees the initiatives of Private Client Advisors, Private Client Managers, and Institutional Client Advisors across the Central Midwest and Ohio, working to ensure that clients benefit from the highest caliber of advice, guidance, and service. Paul is also responsible for attracting and developing premier talent within the division, fostering a client-focused approach that integrates the in-depth knowledge and insight of the bank’s teams of locally based specialists. As a senior executive, Paul also channels the capabilities of the wider enterprise, facilitating client access to an extensive range of resources across multiple business lines.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Paul was the Managing Director and Head of the Central Region for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, overseeing the distribution of equity, debt and futures products to institutional clients throughout the Midwest. Paul began his Merrill career in 1987. He served as Head of Emerging Market Sales for U.S. and Latin America in New York. His tenure also includes more than five years heading Merrill’s distribution of Mortgage and Securitized Products to institutional investors.

Paul is a graduate of the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, and he earned his undergraduate degree from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Paul is also on the board of World Business Chicago.

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