Bank of America, one of the nation’s largest banking companies, has named Jose Tavarez (photo above) as President of Bank of America New York City and Westchester County.
As New York City President, Tavarez will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered through the bank’s eight lines of business to individuals, families and companies across the region. He will also lead the effort to deploy Bank of America’s resources to address social and economic concerns, strengthen communities and support the health and safety of local teammates.
In addition to his responsibilities as president of New York City, Tavarez will continue to serve as New York Tri-State Division Executive in the Bank of America Private Bank, where he oversees the end-to-end delivery of customized investments, banking, lending, and fiduciary service offerings to ultra-high-net-worth families and institutions.
“During the past 25 years, Jose has established deep relationships with teammates, clients and the New York City community to deliver responsible growth, and in this new role will help ensure we continue to be a great partner in New York City,” said Brian Moynihan, chief executive officer, Bank of America.
Tavarez serves as a member of the company’s Global Diversity & Inclusion Council and the Leadership Council for the Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership and Advancement. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Spence School and the Acquisitions Committee of the Studio Museum in Harlem. Tavarez earned Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Business from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.