Stephen Ross

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Steve Ross is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in San Diego, California. In his role, Steve is responsible for understanding clients’ unique investment objectives in order to provide integrated investment guidance and portfolio management services to high-net-worth clients.

Steve joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2014 and has more than 25 years of experience as an investment professional. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, Steve was a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for BlackRock, where he managed money for high-net-worth clients. Previous to that, Steve was a Partner, Executive Committee Member and Lead Portfolio Manager at Nicholas Applegate where he was responsible for the entire Separately Managed Account platform.

In addition to Steve’s work in the industry, he is passionate about education and was the Executive in Residence for the College of Business at San Diego State University for five years.  He is currently a lecturer at UCLA where he teaches an economics course. Steve graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

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