Robert Jones

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Robert Jones is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, in St. Louis. Bob works closely with high net worth individuals, families, and family offices to discern their unique needs and goals, leading tailored initiatives to pursue those priorities with efficiency, creativity, and resolve. 

A seasoned professional, Bob leads a team of locally based specialists who work in concert to streamline the complexities that significant wealth can entail. He offers cross-functional knowledge of investment management, trust and estate planning services, banking and lending, business succession planning, and philanthropy. The breadth of his background, coupled with his technical insight and forward-thinking mindset, creates a singular client experience firmly focused on each family’s objectives.

Bob has worked for more than three decades in wealth management, investment management, and trust administration. He began his career at Northern Trust, where he spent more than ten years in its private and commercial banking divisions. He also served seven years with U.S. Bank, where he was a Managing Director, and seven years with Central Trust Company, where he served as President and CEO. His previous roles as both advisor and executive allow him to anticipate the key decision points that clients encounter, yielding thoughtful advice rooted in practical recommendations and tangible value. 

Bob earned his M.B.A. from Northwestern University and his A.B. in Economics with Honors from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is an Honors Graduate of the Cannon Trust School.

Active in the greater St. Louis community, Bob serves on the boards of the Sheldon Arts Foundation and the Father’s Support Center. He also chairs the University of Missouri Economics Leaders Board.

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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.

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