Executive services

Executives with more sophisticated needs have access to tailored guidance and services


In today’s competitive business environment, it’s critical to provide your key talent with the solutions and services they need to help build and preserve executive wealth. Our solutions can help your organization provide a comprehensive program for executives while helping them meet the regulatory requirements that come along with it. 


We can deliver a broad range of wealth planning services to address what matters most. Our experienced advisors are well versed in equity compensation and understand the challenges executives may face managing equity awards and company stock. We'll work with your organization to help address the unique financial needs of your executives and provide guidance on the controls to help facilitate timely transactions.


The interests of your organization and executives are at the center of everything we do. Our goal is simple — help make financial lives better.


Executive services:


  • Are delivered locally through a highly trained team of designated executive services advisors1
  • Connect executives to extensive resources of one of the world's leading financial services firms
  • Help your executive team create a diversified investment portfolio, address liquidity needs, and help to ensure a successful wealth transfer process




  • Concentrated stock management2
  • Planning and investment strategies2
  • Personalized wealth structuring3
  • Banking and customized lending5
  • Tax minimization strategies2,3
  • Trust services3
  • Estate planning services3
  • Family Office Services4
  • Philanthropic solutions3


Frequently asked questions

What is a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan?

Rule 10b5-1 allows insiders to sell company stock by setting up a predetermined plan that specifies in advance the share price, amount and transaction dates. SEC Rule 10b5-1 was introduced by the SC to provide an affirmative defense to allegations of insider trading.


Discover how we can help your executives today.

Find out how we can help you take care of what matters most—for your business and employees.

1Advisor can be a Bank of America Private Bank Private Client Advisor, Merrill Private Wealth Advisor or Merrill Wealth Management Advisor.

2Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.

3Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BofA Corp.

4Family Office Services are offered through Bank of America Private Bank or Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (also referred to as "MLPF&S" or "Merrill"). In connection with its Family Office Services, Merrill is not acting in the capacity as a broker-dealer, nor as a registered investment adviser. Accordingly, through its Family Office Services, Merrill is not offering, and its clients are not paying for, advice with respect to securities, the purchase or sale of securities, or the valuation thereof, nor do Merrill Lynch's Family Office Services encompass financial planning, discretionary account management, or any other securities-related accounts, products or services. Merrill offers a broad array of brokerage and investment advisory accounts, products and services through other parts of its business outside of Family Office Services, which are subject to separate agreements, disclosures, and fee arrangements, and may be procured by applying or enrolling and contracting through those other business channels. Please contact your Financial Advisor or Private Wealth Advisor with questions regarding Merrill's brokerage or investment advisory offerings.

5Banking and mortgage products are offered by Bank of America, N.A., and affiliated banks, Members FDIC and wholly owned subsidiaries of BofA Corp.