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Employee Karolina Bednarska

West Palm Beach
525 Okeechobee Blvd. Suite 1630
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone number: 561-461-5150
Fax number: 844-238-1950

Karolina K. Bednarska

, CFP®, AEP®​

Senior Vice President

Karolina Bednarska is a senior vice president representing CIBC Private Wealth in Florida, with more than 20 years of industry experience. In this role, she fosters new and existing relationships with high net-worth clients, family offices, foundations, endowments and key intermediaries.

Karolina joined the firm from J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where she was a vice president responsible for managing private banking relationships of wealthy individuals and families. She oversaw a wealth management team that implemented strategies designed to help clients achieve their goals in the areas of investment management, banking, credit, trust and estate planning, and philanthropy.​

Previously, she was a private banker with Wells Fargo Bank in New York and Florida, where she led growth efforts and managed relationships for high -net -worth families and institutions. 

Karolina earned Bachelor of Science degrees in finance and psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Karolina holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and The Accredited Estate Planner® designations, and she completed a Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University.​

She enjoys being active in her community, where she serves as the President of the East Coast Estate Planning Council, a member of the Leadership Council and mentor for Women of Tomorrow, a member of the Professional Advisory Committee for the Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults, founding member of Professional Advisory Council for Place of Hope, and a member of the Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council.

Representing CIBC National Trust Company and CIBC Private Wealth Advisors, Inc.

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S.

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