Exhibit 24.1
KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that each of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and the several undersigned officers and directors whose signatures appear below, hereby makes, constitutes and appoints Teresa M. Brenner, Alice A. Herald, Edward P. O’Keefe and Mason Reeves, and each of them acting individually, its, his and her true and lawful attorneys with power to act without any other and with full power of substitution, to prepare, execute, deliver and file in its, his and her name and on its, his and her behalf, and in each of the undersigned officer’s and director’s capacity or capacities as shown below, an Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, and all exhibits thereto and all documents in support thereof or supplemental thereto, and any and all amendments or supplements to the foregoing, hereby ratifying and confirming all acts and things which said attorneys or attorney might do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. has caused this power of attorney to be signed on its behalf, and each of the undersigned officers and directors, in the capacity or capacities noted, has hereunto set his or her hand as of the date indicated below.
/s/  Thomas K. Montag
Thomas K. Montag
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Dated: February 22, 2010
/s/  Thomas K. Montag

Thomas K. Montag
  Director and Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer)   February 22, 2010
/s/  Robert Qutub

Robert Qutub
  Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer)
  February 22, 2010
/s/  Thomas W. Perry

Thomas W. Perry
  Chief Accounting Officer
(Principal Accounting Officer)
  February 22, 2010
/s/  Brian T. Moynihan

Brian T. Moynihan
  Chairman and Director   February 22, 2010
/s/  Neil A. Cotty

Neil A. Cotty
  Director   February 22, 2010
/s/  Sallie L. Krawcheck

Sallie L. Krawcheck
  Director   February 22, 2010
/s/  Bruce Thompson

Bruce Thompson
  Director   February 24, 2010