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Bank of America Awards and Recognition


2018 Recognition:

  • Merrill Lynch ranked No. 1 on the Financial Times “Top 400 Financial Advisors” (FT 400) list, published on March 22. In total, 80 Merrill Lynch advisors were recognized on the list. The FT 400 is based on data gathered from firms and verified by broker-dealer home offices, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflects each advisor’s performance in six primary areas, including assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, experience, credentials, and accessibility as identified by the FT.

  • Merrill Lynch topped the 2018 Barron’s magazine's “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors” list with 295 financial advisors and private wealth advisors being recognized. This marks the 10th consecutive year that the firm has ranked No. 1. Additionally, seven advisors were named the top advisor in their respective states.

  • Treasury Management International (TMI), a publication focusing on issues affecting treasury and financial professionals, has named Bank of America Merrill Lynch the winner of two Best Bank for Cash & Liquidity Management awards. The awards are part of TMI’s annual Awards for Innovation & Excellence in Treasury Management.

  • Merrill Lynch topped Forbes magazine's "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list, which recognized 638 financial advisors and private wealth advisors – beating its nearest competitor by more than 150 advisors. Additionally, 18 advisors were ranked the top advisor in their respective states.

  • Bank of America has been named No. 2 among Fortune magazine's Best Workplaces for Giving Back. The list highlights companies that are committed to contributing to their communities via financial support, expertise and volunteerism.

  • With more than 2 million apps of all kinds available globally, Bank of America is the first app to be certified through the newly announced J.D. Power Mobile App Certification ProgramSM. On January 4, J.D. Power ranked Bank of America as an industry leader in app design, navigation, features and capabilities, and performance.

2017 Recognition

2016 Recognition

2015 Recognition

2014 Recognition