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John K. Tran is a Vice President and Relationship Manager for the Central & Southern New Jersey market for Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, based in Iselin, New Jersey.


In this capacity, his responsibilities include leading a team of specialists focused on understanding each client’s unique needs to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions.  John’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.


Bringing over 16 years of business and commercial banking experience, John joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2017.  He began his banking career at Wells Fargo Bank in 2002 where he was recently a Vice President, in charge of new business development in New Jersey and New York. Throughout his banking career, John has served small to mid-sized companies throughout the Tri-State area to support their business and commercial banking needs.
 

To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities he serves, Tran volunteers with several not-for-profit organizations.  One of which is Roots & Wings Foundation, whose core focus is on ending hunger and homelessness for aged-out foster care young adults.  Tran is also on the Advisory Board.  He also serves as a mentor for teammates across Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a member and leader in the Asian Leadership Network, a Bank of America Employee Network.  In addition, he also serves on the Executive Board of the New Jersey Staffing Alliance, a New Jersey focused association for medium to large temporary staffing companies based in New Jersey.  Tran also founded the Real Estate Advisory Professionals (REAP) Group in New Jersey and is an active member with the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) of New Jersey.


Originally from Southern California, Tran attended Cypress College where he pursued a Business Degree.  He is passionate about American and World history and loves to travel.  His most recent trip with his wife was to Thailand and Vietnam.  
 

He currently lives in Basking Ridge with his wife and daughter. 

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Personalized guidance from a dedicated and local Relationship Manager who understands your business goals

Personalized guidance from a dedicated and local Relationship Manager who understands your business goals

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Our longstanding U.S. presence and access to more than 140 currencies and 200 territories, which can help you achieve the full potential of your business, wherever your ambition takes you

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Connections with personal wealth management specialists in U.S. Trust and Merrill Lynch, who understand how business owners’ personal wealth is closely intertwined with their business finances

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JOHN TRAN

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