Thomas Montag

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Thomas Montag
Occupation President, Global Banking and Markets
Employer Bank of America Corp.

Thomas K. Montag is the president of global banking and markets for Bank of America Corp. He is also the co-chief operating officer of the investment banking division.[1]


Previously, Montag was head of global trading at Merrill Lynch when it was bought by Bank of America in January 2009. He was hired by John Thain, who was ousted from Bank of America shortly after the merger.

Before moving to Merrill, Montag spent 22 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as co-head of global securities. Prior to that, he was co-president of Japanese operations at Goldman.[2]

In January 2012, Montag reassigned three investment banking executives, naming Christian Meissner the sole head of global corporate and investment banking in a series of leadership shifts at B of A.[3]


  • MBA, Finance, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management (1982)
  • BA, Economics, Stanford University (1979)[4]


  1. Thomas K. Montag. Forbes.
  2. Merrill Lynch names Thomas Montag as head of global sales, trading. Forbes.
  3. Bank of America Taps Meissner as Head of Investment Banking. New York Times.
  4. Tom Montag. LinkedIn.