Santiago Vidales Hildebrandt

Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Santiago Vidales Hildebrandt is a Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Houston, Texas. Santiago works closely with individuals and families, helping them pursue what is most important to them by taking a more purposeful and structured approach to their financial lives. Deeply committed to the long-term well-being of each client, he strives to deliver a differentiated client experience that testifies to the singularity of each personal and family dynamic.

Santiago looks to combine technical insight and acumen with an unwavering commitment to client service. He integrates the advice and guidance of teammates and specialists, who work in concert to uncover possible efficiencies on both sides of a client’s balance sheet. Santiago believes that each client’s wealth framework should be as unique as his or her situation. He incorporates multiple factors within his approach, including a client’s legacy aspirations, personal or professional milestones, family dynamics, and philanthropic interests. In addition to traditional wealth disciplines, such as investment management, trust and estate planning, and banking, Santiago is also adept in specialized offerings, including art lending, next-generation stewardship, and liquidity strategies for alternative investment professionals.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2021, Santiago was a commercial banker with HSBC Bank. He has also worked at UBS in the ultra-high-net-worth International division and prior to that he worked at BBVA in Corporate & Investment Banking team. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from The University of Georgia in Athens, and has also studied abroad at The University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Santiago is a native Spanish speaker from Lima, Peru and is entrepreneurial by nature. He founded two successful business ventures in the Services and Real Estate industry and raised various rounds of equity for Residential, Multifamily and CRE projects in Texas.

During his free time, Santiago enjoys traveling, tennis, and spending time with his family. He currently resides in Bellaire, Texas with his wife and four dogs.

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