Brent Collins

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Brent Collins is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Brent works closely with high net worth individuals, families, businesses and institutions to help address their complex financial needs and distinctive priorities.  

Brent leads a team of specialists that provide in-depth knowledge in multiple wealth disciplines: investment management, trust and estate planning, credit, liquidity event strategies, family office services, and philanthropy.  He takes a highly personalized approach, marshalling both local resources and national capabilities to help advance client aims.

Brent began his career with Wells Fargo Wealth Management as a discretionary Portfolio Manager in Winston Salem, NC.  Prior to joining U.S. Trust, he served as an Investment Strategy Specialist for Wells Fargo’s Private Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina.  In this role, he helped oversee all wealth strategy and implementation for clients and team members in the Mid Atlantic territory.    

Brent earned his Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in Business Administration, and his M.B.A. from the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University.  

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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.