Robert J Dent

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Robert J. Dent is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank.  In this role, he is responsible for creating and maintaining personalized investment strategies and a broad range of wealth management services including financial planning and wealth strategy. This includes 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, he supports 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 from risk-based strategies to banking and lending needs. 

Prior to his joining Bank of America Private Bank, Robert was head of Venture Capital Services Group and a vice president in Swaps and Derivatives Structuring at Goldman Sachs. He also worked as a marketing strategist and analyst with Air Liquide America, and served as a chemical engineer and project manager for Solvay & Cie, in Belgium and France.

Robert earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University, his Master's degree in Business Administration with concentration in Financial Engineering and Investment Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation and is a member of the CFA® Institute of San Francisco.

Robert does not provide tax advice in his role at Bank of America Private Bank.

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