Thomas J Nieto

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Thomas Nieto is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Newport Beach, California. Tom works closely with clients to identify their needs, provide advice and guidance, and coordinate unified action with a team of locally based specialists. 

Tom joined Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 1993. Prior to joining the Private Bank, he worked in the Commercial Banking Group within Bank of America. He has over 30 years of experience in financial services. He earned his B.A. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Tom is a former board member of the Blue Ribbon Committee at California State College at Fullerton, as well as the Orange County Performing Arts Business Partnership. He is also a former Executive Board Member with United Way.

Tom and his wife Marsha live in Newport Beach. During the weekend, Tom enjoys playing golf, as well as taking daily walks. He also loves spending time with his two adult sons and three grandsons.

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

Laura C Holland

Private Client Manager


Rebecca Zahabian

Private Client Manager


Key Contacts

Nawal Aboudawood

Private Client Manager II


David Kuang

Private Banking Associate I


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.