Zahira (Zyda) Martinez

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Zyda Martinez is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Newport Beach, California. Zyda works closely with high-net-worth clients – individuals, families, business owners, entrepreneurs and philanthropists – and strives to deliver wealth management options and strategies to help clients advance their financial goals. In her role, she leads a team of Private Banking specialists who work in concert to design and implement tailored financial strategies in investment management, trust and estate planning services, liquidity-event strategies, credit and lending, banking and deposits, and private philanthropy.

Zyda brings to her role more than 25 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank, she served as Managing Director at First Republic Bank, where she gained experience and insight into the complex wealth management needs of high net-worth clients. Previously, she was a Senior Private Banker with Wells Fargo – The Private Bank. She is a graduate of California State University-Fullerton, where she earned her B.A. in Business Administration.  

An active member of her community, Zyda currently serves on the board of directors of the Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center in Santa Ana and is a board member of the National Charity League - Laguna Beach Chapter.

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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.