Joseph F Danowsky

Managing Director, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Joseph F. Danowsky is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Joe works with high net worth clients throughout the United States in directing integrated wealth management strategies. Joe draws on more than 25 years of experience in wealth management, capital markets and law to help clients discern opportunities, evaluate decisions and reconcile simultaneous objectives. He has particular depth in advising senior corporate executives, entrepreneurs and private equity and venture capital principals concerning the efficient management and deployment of stock wealth. Joe also directs a suite of lending services for executives and high net worth individuals, including loans secured by hedge fund assets and works of art, as well as aircraft and yacht financing. He leads a team of U.S. Trust specialists who have in-depth knowledge in multiple disciplines: investment management, trust and estate planning services, lending through Bank of America, N.A., family office services and philanthropy.

Prior to joining U.S. Trust, Joe was a Managing Director and Head of the Strategic Solutions Group for Barclays Wealth Americas. Previously, he held a similar role at J.P. Morgan Securities. Joe worked for more than two decades at Bear, Stearns & Co., where as a Senior Managing Director he helped to establish the Advisory Services/Wealth Management Group. He began his Bear Stearns career in the Legal Department, where he rose to Managing Director. Joe launched his professional career at a major Philadelphia law firm.

Joe earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Note: Joe does not provide legal advice in his role at U.S. Trust

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