Long Island Market President
Long Island Market Executive, Business Banking
Bank of America
Bob Isaksen Long Island Market President Long Island Market Executive, Business Banking As Market President, Bob Isaksen serves as Bank of America’s local enterprise leader throughout Long Island. With a goal of delivering one company to clients and customers, Bob works across the region to connect Bank of America’s business lines to deliver integrated financial services to individuals, families and businesses.
He also leads Bank of America’s corporate social responsibility work in the region, which leverages the unmatched capabilities of the company to help partners, people, communities and a broad client and customer base more effectively address a wide range of issues.
In addition to serving as Market President, Bob is also the Business Banking Market Executive for Long Island. Based in Melville, he leads a team of client relationship managers to deliver strategic financial advice and solutions to help locally-based small to mid-sized companies grow, improve cash flow, manage payments, and invest for the future.
Previously, he served as senior Credit Products manager in Specialized IndustriesNortheast and was senior team leader for Fleet’s Metro New York Healthcare and Institutions group, focusing on healthcare providers and not-for-profits located in New York City, Long Island and the northern suburbs. He also managed the Fleet Bank Middle Market line of credit process for Metro New York.
Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he held a number of line and credit positions with NatWest Bank, including division senior credit officer for the National and Structured Finance Divisions. The National Division focused on a national corporate lending practice and also included NatWest’s for-profit national healthcare specialty.
He earned his BA in Business Economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta and MBA in Finance at Pace University’s Lubin Graduate School of Business.
Active in the community, Bob serves on the board of the Long Island Association, United Way of Long Island, Cold Spring Harbor Labs Corporate Advisory Board, Long Island Housing Partnership, and the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Task Force. A native of Setauket, Long Island, he resides there with his wife, twin sons and daughter.