US Trust

Dan Connolly

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Dan Connolly is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.  He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional that leads a local team of U.S. Trust specialists providing guidance and tailored financial strategies in asset management, wealth planning, lending, philanthropy, and business owner advisory to high net worth clients.  Together, they help build personalized financial solutions based upon the client’s risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs and overall investment goals.

Prior to joining U.S. Trust in 2018, Dan was a Senior Vice President in the Wealth Management Division of Comerica Bank.  His insight into the needs of high net worth families and business owners is influenced by earlier advisory roles, working with both personal and business clients.  From 1990-2006, Dan served as primary relationship manager for Silicon Valley Bank and Bank One with portfolios of commercial clients ranging from early stage technology start-ups to large corporate entities. 

Dan is a native Texan, long-time Austin resident and a graduate from Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. in Finance.  He has served on the Board of Directors of West Austin Youth Association, First Lockhart National Bank and the Star of Texas Rodeo.  He is a recent graduate of Leadership Austin’s Essentials program and has volunteered in various capacities for Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, Thinkery, and Texas Special Olympics.   

 *Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S.

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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.