Blair G. Ege

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile


Blair Ege is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management in Washington, D.C. Blair works closely with high net worth individuals, families, business owners, associations, foundations, and endowments to develop detailed financial strategies to advance their long-term goals. She oversees their implementation, leading a team of U.S. Trust® specialists with detailed knowledge of investment management, trust and estate planning services, credit, philanthropy, and nonprofit solutions.

Blair has worked in financial services since 1985. Prior to joining U.S. Trust, she was a Director in the Ultra High Net Worth division of Citi Private Bank in Washington, D.C. Previously, Blair served as a Senior Director with BNY Mellon Wealth Management, also in Washington. Her career includes tenures with Babson Capital Management LLC, where she was a Managing Director, and Merrill Lynch, where she served as a Financial Consultant and Manager of trust, retirement, and insurance services.

Blair earned her B.A. from Hollins College. She holds the Law Readers Program Certificate from the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners* and the ChFC®, CDFA® and CRPC® designations. Blair serves on The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia Advisory Board and the Hollins Economics and Business Department Advisory Board.  She is the former chairman of the Chrysler Council of the Chrysler Museum of Art. She is a former trustee for the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater as well as the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Blair is the former advisory board chairman of Cenit Bank (now Wells Fargo).

*Blair does not provide legal advice in her role at U.S. Trust.

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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

John P Devine

Portfolio Manager


Erica L Webber

Senior Trust Officer


Uday J Shah

Private Client Manager


Lawrence (Larry) J Macklin

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Zachary A Cohen

Wealth Strategies Advisor


Laura Hannon

Private Client Manager


Geoffrey C Sipes

Market Investment Executive


Benjamin A. Hilyard

Senior Trust Officer


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.