Karen Roses

Managing Director Head of Private Lending Private Client Group New England
Karen Roses

Karen Roses is Managing Director, Head of Private Lending, and is responsible for developing the firm’s strategy for custom credit solutions and products for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals and families. Karen specializes in structuring complex and creative private loans, and acts as the senior most lending officer for the business. With her extensive background in client management, Karen partners with Boston Private Wealth Advisors and their clients to ensure that individual lending needs are identified, best solutions are presented, and all credit facilities are properly managed.

Prior to her current role, Karen worked at Bank of America and its predecessor banks since 2000, and most recently was a Private Client Manager with U.S. Trust for 10 years. A commercially trained lender, Karen’s primary role on the team was managing clients’ overall relationships and credit needs, specifically structuring custom credit for high net worth individuals and families. Prior to her role at U.S. Trust, she was an Associate in Fleet Boston’s media and entertainment large corporate lending division.

Karen received her B.A. in economics and German from Connecticut College and attended Phillips Academy Andover. She is currently on the Board of Overseers for the Massachusetts Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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