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Alden (Ted) Sulger

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Professional Profile

Ted Sulger is a Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, in Chicago. Ted works closely with individuals, families, and institutions, helping them pursue their goals, craft their legacies, and deploy their wealth more effectively. He leads a team of locally based specialists who bring in-depth insight in multiple areas: investment management, trust and estate planning services, family office services, business succession strategies, banking, and philanthropy. As the lead relationship manager, Ted begins his outreach by pinpointing a client’s financial priorities. He then builds a team around each client, integrating the detailed knowledge and hands-on experience of colleagues and teammembers. Together, they design integrated initiatives that capitalize on the extensive range of resources at the firm. A proponent of ongoing dialogue and active collaboration, Ted maintains close contact with each client, staying apprised of evolving objectives. He enjoys developing long-term relationships that attest to his leadership, responsiveness, and dedication. Ted has more than three decades of experience in financial services. Prior to joining U.S. Trust, he was a Managing Director with Nomura Securities International, where he was Head of the Chicago Fixed Income Group. At Nomura, he directed customized offerings for institutional clientele, spanning diverse sectors, markets, and instruments. His career also includes tenures with Bank of Montreal, EF Hutton, and Greenwich Associates.

Ted earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and his undergraduate degree in Geology from Colorado College.

A Chicago resident, Ted supports a number of charitable and community organizations in the Chicago area.

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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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