Salvador (Sal) Ferradas

Managing Director - US Trust, Private Client Advisor

Institutional Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Sal Ferradas is a Managing Director, Private Client and Institutional Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. He joined Bank of America in 1997 and has been with the Private Wealth Management division since 1999. He leads a team of specialists who seek to provide guidance and customized strategies to high net worth families and individuals in the areas of Investments, Credit, Banking and Estate Planning. Sal and his team seek to provide clients with an integrated plan tailored to their unique needs and help them manage the complexities of wealth. Sal also works with Institutional clients, helping these entitites advance their underlying missions through integrated investment policy, fiduciary services, administration, governance and leadership development. 

He earned a BBA from Florida International University, and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. Sal also holds the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) certification. He has completed executive programs at the Wharton School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Sal has earned the internal designation as an Institutional Client Advisor (ICA).

A South Florida native, Sal is active in the community through his involvement with the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science, as well as being a past board member at Take Stock in Children of Florida and the Broward Public Library Foundation, as well as the FIU's President Council. 

His goal is to bring individualized strategies locally, focusing on managing risk and preserving wealth. Sal and his team strive to help clients pursue their financial and charitable goals. He and his team apply an integrated approach that coordinates with a wide range of professionals within U.S. Trust to help clients pursue their wealth management needs. With this client centric approach, Sal and his team concentrate on engaging and executing according to plan. Whether they are current or retired business owners, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, indivisuals who have inherited their wealth, or institutions, the same principles apply to clients: They are all unique and they receive a tailored strategy specific to them.

 

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

Certified Private Wealth Advisor® and CPWA®. * Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CPWA® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor®. Use of CPWA®, and/or Certified Private Wealth Advisor® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for wealth advisors.


 

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

Penelope Blair

Private Client Manager

954.765.2062

James (Jim) P Buchanan

Senior Trust Officer

561.447.8023
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Greg Downs

Market Investment Executive

561.653.5983
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Alexandra Guevara Escobedo

Portfolio Manager

954.765.2190
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Liana Franceschini

Portfolio Manager

954.765.2610

Scott A. Farber

Wealth Strategies Advisor

954.765.2551

Key Contacts

Ellen Charanian

954.765.2054

Let's Have A Conversation

We take the time to listen and learn about you and your family before creating strategies that aim to meet your needs, goals and best interests now and in the future

EXTENSIVE REACH, INNOVATION AND A LEGACY OF TRUST

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.