William J. Meagher

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Bill is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank, in Philadelphia. Bill leads a team of in-house specialists who help design and implement tailored financial strategies for high net worth families. He works closely with a team of experienced specialists to offer private wealth planning, trust and estate services, investment management, brokerage, insurance and customized credit solutions.

With more than two decades of experience in institutional investing and private wealth management, Bill oversees a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses investment management, trust and estate planning services, banking and lending, and guidance on philanthropic legacies. Consultative and thorough, he looks to spot and solve problems in order to help clients pursue long-term goals. As the lead relationship manager, Bill channels the extensive capabilities of Bank of America to help advance a seamless service experience.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank in 2015, Bill was a wealth advisor for Wells Fargo Private Banking in the Greater Philadelphia region. He also served as a wealth advisor at Millennium Wealth Management & Private Banking. Bill received his Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) designation from the Investments & Wealth Institute™ taught in conjunction with The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Bill is a director of several area non-profit organizations including The Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation, and The Wagner Free Institute of Science. Bill is actively involved with The Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PBA), and is a former member of the faculty for the PBA Trust and Wealth Management School at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.

*Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CIMA® and Certified Investment Management Analyst®. Use of CIMA®, and/or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management professionals.


  • Temple University
  • University of The Sciences in Philadelphia


  • Cathloic Philopatrian Literary Society
  • Exit Planning Exchange
  • Irish American Business Chamber Network
  • The Union League of Philadelphia

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

Jeffrey (Jeff) Barson

Portfolio Manager


Dennis Springer

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Lisa Mittelman

Senior Trust Officer


Katherine Powers Cuomo

Private Client Manager


Key Contacts

Jaron M Swartz

Private Banking Associate II


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.