Merrill, along with Bank of America, recently announced the opening of a new office in downtown Roanoke to provide comprehensive wealth management strategies as well as personalized advice and guidance for individuals, families and businesses in the surrounding area. The new Merrill office will be led by Mark L. Gobble, Sr., Vice President and Resident Director, who has been with Merrill Lynch for 28 years. Merrill has been a part of the local Roanoke community since 1978 and the new office is the second Merrill prototype office in the nation with state-of-art features and benefits to include ergonomic desks and chairs, energy efficient lighting, a work café and more.

“This opening is another exciting step towards broadening our network of strategically located offices in growth regions,” said Ty Bilderback, Director, Market Executive. “Merrill is centered on the enduring relationships between our financial advisors and our clients, and with Bank of America clients have access to even more resources and bank offerings to help them with all aspects of their financial lives.”

The new office is located in the original Norfolk Southern Headquarters Building at 110 Franklin Road and the space will accommodate growth and the addition of new financial advisors and employees. If you are interested in reaching a financial advisor at the new Merrill office, call 540-985-5400 or visit

Merrill is a leading provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment services for individuals and businesses globally. With 14,761 financial advisors and nearly $2.4 trillion in client balances as of March 31, 2019, it is among the largest businesses of its kind in the world. Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, specializes in goals-based wealth management, including planning for retirement, education, legacy, and other life goals through investment, cash and credit management. Within this business, Merrill Private Wealth Management focuses on the unique and personalized needs of wealthy individuals, families and their businesses. These clients are served by approximately 200 highly specialized private wealth advisor teams, along with experts in areas such as investment management, concentrated stock management and inter-generational wealth transfer strategies. Merrill is part of Bank of America Corporation.