Ryan Hegarty

Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Ryan Hegarty is a Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America Private Bank in Miami, Florida. Drawing on his years of experience as a professional athlete, teamwork is a cornerstone of his approach to working with high-net-worth individuals and families. Today, he enjoys collaborating with dedicated specialists throughout the Private Bank to offer clients multiple perspectives, identify gaps and efficiencies with their wealth management, and develop customized strategies to help address the complexities of their financial lives. 

A thoughtful and creative problem solver, Ryan draws on his knowledge to offer asset management and strategic advisory services to real estate investors. In addition to posing sophisticated credit and lending solutions, he can help analyze the impact real estate holding may have on clients’ overall investment portfolios. Ryan also provides owners of privately held companies with the insight to assist with their succession planning, exit strategies, and structuring of their ownership interests to help achieve their legacy-planning objectives. 

Prior to earning his Bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Maine, Ryan played ice hockey for the United States National Team. Upon graduation, he was drafted by the National Hockey League and spent several years playing professional hockey for teams across the country and in Norway. Ryan joined Bank of America Private Bank in 2016.

Ryan currently serves as a big brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters and is a member of the United Way of Miami. He and his wife, Maddy, live in Palmetto Bay with their newborn daughter and dog, Louie. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys playing golf.


  • Belmont Hill School
  • Pioneer High School
  • University of Maine

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

Scott A. Farber

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Susan E Best

Senior Trust Officer


Stuart Beharry

Portfolio Manager


Key Contacts

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.