Global Markets, Trading & Risk: Jim DeMare, President, Global Markets at Bank of America

- Online Zoom Conference



Online Zoom Conference


Please join YJP for another installment of our VIRTUAL Mentorship with Finance Leaders series. 

We are excited to welcome Jim DeMare, President of Global Markets at Bank of America. 

Jim is a member of the BofA executive management team, oversees Commercial Real Estate Lending, is a member of the Global Banking and Markets Management Committee and Operating Committee, and co-chairs the Global Markets Risk Committee.

Come ready to learn, connect, and with questions for Jim!

Please direct all questions to:

This session is complimentary to YJP members. If you are not a member and wish to attend you can apply by registering. 

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Jim DeMare
President, Global Markets at Bank of America

James DeMare is president of Global Markets for Bank of America, and is member of the company’s executive management team. He also oversees Commercial Real Estate Lending. He is a member of the Global Banking and Markets Management Committee and Operating Committee, and co-chairs the Global Markets Risk Committee. In addition, DeMare serves on the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Committee in which he partners with leaders across the company to achieve sustainable financing goals inclusive of deploying capital and investment products to clients.

Prior to assuming his current role, DeMare was co-head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) Trading. Prior to that, he served as head of Global Securitized Products. He joined Bank of America in 2008 and has been responsible for trading, origination, securitization and risk management activities covering a broad range of asset classes within the fixed income business. Before joining Bank of America, DeMare was responsible for Global Mortgage Trading at Citigroup. In his 11 years at Citigroup and its predecessor, Salomon Brothers, he held numerous senior trading positions.

Active within the organization and community to drive diversity and inclusion, DeMare serves as a trustee for Prep for Prep, which is a leadership development program for diverse students to provide access to education, mentorships and jobs. In addition, he co-sponsors Developing and Engaging African American Leaders (DEAL), which is a Global Banking and Markets Employee Network focused on hiring, promotion and retention of African American and Black talent. DeMare also serves on the Dean’s Council at Weill Cornell Medicine.

DeMare graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Skidmore College.

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Bob Walley
Principal at Deloitte

Bob is a New York based principal focused on the Regulatory and Capital Markets market place assisting clients to operationalize rules, regulations, and controls. He has spent more than 30 years in financial services and currently leads our Advisory Securities and Exchange Industry services. Bob has extensive experience in systems architecture, application design, data architecture, development methodologies, securities operations technology, building enterprise data repositories and warehousing, and enterprise reporting solutions. He has performed numerous assessment projects to evaluate the effectiveness of the functions, compliance to rules, and value to the organization.

Bob leads a number of industry transformation programs including the project office for CAT NMS, LLC. to operationalize the CAT NMS Plan to comply with SEC Rule 613 Consolidated Audit Trail, Shortened Settlement Cycle, and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Market Structure implementation.

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