Robert M Pastrana

Vice President, Private Client Associate

Professional Profile

Robert Matthew Pastrana, CFP® is a Vice President and Private Client Associate at Bank of America Private Bank. Robert joined the firm in October of 2017, and has over 15 years of investment, credit and banking experience supporting the needs of high net worth individuals and their families, as well as charitable organizations. He provides wealth management services to help clients navigate the intricacies of investment management, estate planning, asset preservation and wealth transfer strategies. He also delivers custom credit solutions across various channels including business, philanthropic, and residential and commercial lending.

Robert was assistant vice president and a relationship manager at Wells Fargo Bank from 2010 to 2017. He was responsible for understanding and assisting High Net Worth clients with their comprehensive goals and objectives. Robert assembled teams that included partners in the Wealth Management Private Bank, Residential and Commercial Lending Groups, Treasury Management, and (WFA) Wells Fargo Advisors. Robert actively led and coached an affluent client segmentation strategy covering 8 offices that aligned complex client needs with the right professionals.

Robert earned his Bachelor’s degree from California State University Los Angeles in Fine Arts and minored in Sociology. Robert is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. 

An avid supporter of his local community, Robert has taught financial literacy classes at Los Angeles Unified School District High Schools. He also volunteers his time with career development speeches in inner city schools. 

In his spare time Robert enjoys Olympic weightlifting and competing in CrossFit, traveling internationally, playing golf, closed circuit motorcycle racing, and watching sports; especially football. 

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

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