Bryan Magstadt

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Bryan Magstadt is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management in Dallas. In this role, Bryan and his team strive to help manage financial legacy complexities by collaborating with other subject matter experts, and outside advisors, in order to understand each client's unique situation and goals. Bryan and his team utilize all resources available at U.S. Trust to support those goals and objectives including investment management, estate planning and tax considerations, asset preservation, and banking and custom credit.  Bryan and the team believe strongly in delivering transparency, education, and thoughtful service to help manage the intricacies of a customized plan for his clients and their future generations. 

Bryan joined the bank in early 2017, and has over 15 years of industry experience working with internal and external stakeholders to formulate relationships and solve business problems. Immediately prior to joining U.S. Trust, Bryan worked for Santander Consumer USA, where he led efforts to develop the company's enterprise stress testing and capital adequacy programs. Prior to Santander Consumer USA, Bryan spent 12 years as a consultant, first with Accenture (before business school) and then with PwC (after business school), primarily advising large, financial services clients on complex topics in the areas of credit risk, market risk, liquidity, capital and business process improvements. 

Bryan earned an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business with specialties in corporate finance, quantitative finance and financial instruments and markets. He graduated with a BBA in Finance from the Michael F. Price School of Business at the University of Oklahoma. 

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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

Brian Z Fuqua

Portfolio Manager


Maurice D Jelks

Senior Trust Officer

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Robert (Rob) Ernst

Private Client Manager


Key Contacts

Bentley J Beck


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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.