Alexander Bussenger

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Alex Bussenger is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America’s Private Banking Division. He leads a team of experts that provide exceptional private banking and wealth management services to an exclusive group of highly notable entrepreneurs and executives. 

Alex’s group is dedicated to providing clients with the highest levels of service and advice. They combine the attentiveness and personalization of a boutique family office with access to the extensive resources of a global financial institution. The team builds a deep understanding of every client and draws on a suite of strategies that are carefully customized to help meet their ongoing objectives. Services include: custom credit and banking, investment management, wealth structuring and philanthropy.

Prior to joining U.S. Trust, Alex was a member of a leading team within Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking & Investment Group, which exclusively focuses on ultra-high net worth clients. He also has experience in management consulting and equity research. Alex graduated with a Bachelors in Accounting from Canisius College.

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

Megan MacDonald

Private Client Manager


Jeffrey J. Danile

Senior Trust Officer


Mary Wall

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Stacy L Bone

Private Client Manager


John T Kahler

Senior Trust Officer

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Marsha J Scott

Portfolio Manager


Christine C Pennell

Portfolio Manager


Jason Hendricks

Portfolio Manager


Maudie M Long

Portfolio Manager


Gerald Scott

Portfolio Manager


Jason Leinberger

Portfolio Manager


Joan G Lanius-Nichol

Portfolio Manager

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Mark R Hathaway

Senior Institutional Portfolio Strategist


Key Contacts

Ryan Anthony Mones


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


You don’t define your wealth by numbers alone, but also by the opportunities it provides. For more than 200 years, U.S. Trust has helped clients navigate the complex challenges of managing significant wealth. We draw on U.S. Trust’s personalized approach and private banking services, as well as the resources of Bank of America Corporation, 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 U.S. Trust, 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.