Ryan M. Maley

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Ryan M. Maley, CFP®, is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor II with Bank of America Private Bank in Westlake Village, California and Santa Barbara, California. Ryan works closely with high-net-worth individuals and families to help optimize and manage their wealth. By identifying a client's primary goals and needs, Ryan and his team coordinate local resources and the national capabilities of Bank of America Enterprise to help clients reach their objectives. He leads a team of Bank of America Private Bank specialists who work in concert to design and implement tailored financial strategies in investment management, trust and estate planning services, liquidity event strategies, lending and philanthropy.

Ryan has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2022, he served as Private Wealth Advisor II at MUFG Union Bank, helping give him experience and insight into the wealth management needs of high-net-worth individuals and families. Previously, he was a Senior Private Banker with Wells Fargo Wealth Management Group in Westlake Village, California. 

Ryan obtained a Bachelor in Science from Cal Lutheran University. Ryan holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

He is an active member of Surfrider Foundation Ventura Chapter, California Lutheran University Alumni Club and Santa Ynez Humane Society/DAWG.

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


  • California Lutheran University
  • University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)


  • Financial Planning Association of Ventura County

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

David L Bigger

Senior Trust Officer


James F. Nicholas

Portfolio Manager


Evan Greenburg

Portfolio Manager


Mark Peterson

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Key Contacts

Adilene Hernandez

Private Bank Associate


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.