Steven P Lipp

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Steve Lipp is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Steve works closely with families to develop customized offerings that respond to the opportunities and challenges of family wealth and business transition.

In addition to Texas, Steve also advises a number of clients in the Bakken region of North Dakota, and Montana.  Steve understands the importance of family heritage. He formerly managed his own family’s ranches in Montana and Alberta, over 20,000 acres.

Steve helps clients address long-term goals, such as wealth preservation across multiple generations and effective wealth transfer. He draws on the extensive experience of U.S. Trust’s Specialty Asset Management group in helping clients manage their physical assets including oil and gas, ranch and farming operations, and timber. Steve is a direct and involved advisor to the families he serves and believes in the value of face-to-face contact along with on-the-ground experience.

Steve earned his B.S. from Montana State University in Agricultural Economics and attended the Ranch Management Program at Texas Christian University. He began his financial services career in 1997 with Morgan Stanley, where he was a Financial Advisor and Branch Manager. In 2003, Steve joined Bank of America, working for seven years as Sales Manager and Market Director. He joined U.S. Trust in 2011.

Steve is active in his church, where he leads a young professionals group.

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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

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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.