TYLER SMILLIE

Vice President, Private Client Associate

Professional Profile

Tyler Smillie is a Vice President and Private Client Associate at Bank of America’s Private Bank in South Florida. In this role, he is responsible for connecting ultra-high-net-worth individuals, families and institutions to tailored white-glove strategies that can help them reach their financial goals and achieve what matters most. 

Coordinating with both local resources and global capabilities, Tyler leads a team of specialists who provide guidance on investment management, wealth structuring and complex credit solutions. Their approach combines the client experience of a boutique private bank with access to extensive enterprise resources including; traditional, specialty asset, alternative, and capital market investment solutions as well as customized credit and banking offerings. 

Tyler obtained a Master’s of Business Administration degree and Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University’s College of Business. During his MBA, Tyler studied abroad in two global business seminars at the Kyung-Hee Management University in Seoul, South Korea and the EM Strasbourg Business School in Strasbourg, France.

At present, Tyler serves as chairman of the alumni board of The Florida State University’s College of Business and is the South Florida chapter leader of The Karen Wellington Memorial Foundation. He also serves on the Susan G. Komen Advocacy Council as well as the Riverwalk Advisory Board. Tyler is an active member of the Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council and participates in the programming of events with the Jack and Jill Children’s center.

Tyler currently lives in downtown Fort Lauderdale and travels throughout the South Florida region to his offices in Palm Beach, Delray, Boca Raton and Miami. Tyler enjoys sports such as running, fishing and watching college football. He also has an appreciation for ceramic arts, music and theater performances.


*Some or all alternative investments may not be suitable for certain investors. Certain alternative investments carry significant risk and are not subject to the same regulatory oversight as mutual funds and other traditional investments.  For these reasons, access to alternative investments may be limited to investors who are designated as sophisticated, high-net-worth investors.

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

954.765.2551

Jennifer C Erdelyi

Associate Wealth Strategies Advisor

954.765.2528

James (Jim) P Buchanan

Senior Trust Officer

561.447.8023
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David Haskins

Senior Trust Officer

954.765.2140
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Michael Cooney

Private Client Manager

954.765.2516

Alexandra Guevara Escobedo

Portfolio Manager

954.765.2190
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Liana Franceschini

Portfolio Manager

954.765.2610
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Barbara A Doll

Senior Trust Officer

954.765.2535
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Michael J Crowley

Portfolio Manager

561.447.8019

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EXTENSIVE REACH, INNOVATION AND A LEGACY OF TRUST

For more than 200 years, Bank of America Private Bank (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.