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James R. Escobar
Vice President

Jim Escobar is an associate relationship manager for CIBC Private Wealth Management with more than 14 years of global industry experience specializing in helping high net worth families grow and protect their wealth.

Prior to joining Team Geneva Advisors, which became part of CIBC in 2017, Jim was a vice president at Citigroup Global Markets in New York. Previously, he was a vice president at HSBC Global Markets, working directly for the investment bank’s chief operating officer as a global strategist in the firm’s New York and London offices. Earlier, he was an investment advisor at JPMorgan Chase and an institutional equity sales associate at UBS.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a board member of Face the Future Foundation, which is dedicated to expanding healthcare access for craniofacial conditions to underserved children throughout the Chicago area. He also is affiliated with Imerman Angels, a one-on-one cancer support group. 

Representing CIBC Private Wealth Advisors, Inc.