Our Purpose

Houston Trust Company is the largest private, independent, full-service trust company in the state of Texas. As a true fiduciary, we specialize in the transition of assets across generations, assisting families and individuals with estate and trust administration, management of multiple asset interests, and centralized management of business affairs.

Our Services

Trusts & Estates

Houston Trust Company helps preserve and protect family wealth for all generations through corporate administration of trusts and estates.

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Houston Trust Company provides independent asset management to individuals, families, and various entities through our customized portfolios and conflict free approach.

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Family Office

Houston Trust Company offers a range of family office solutions, relieving individuals and families of the burden of their daily financial affairs.

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Philanthropic Advisory

Houston Trust Company provides investment management and grants administration to foundations and charitable organizations so they may focus on their mission, not minutiae.

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Chambers High Net Worth 2021

Houston Trust Company is proud to be included in this year’s rankings for Chambers High Net Worth 2021.


Our Difference

Our singular focus is on preserving and protecting the long-term interests of Texas families.

We are far more than custodians of family assets. We are guardians of the future for those who entrust us with their assets and business affairs. We offer the administrative infrastructure to execute our fiduciary duty to the highest standards of accountability, with the added benefit of regulatory oversight and strong capital backing.


  • Full fiduciary responsibility
  • No proprietary investment products
  • No incentives from investment partners
  • Regulated by the Texas Department of Banking


  • Founded in 1994
  • Viewed as an industry leader in our state
  • Officers average 25 years of experience
  • 98% annual client retention


  • Largest independent trust company in Texas
  • Locally owned and operated
  • Senior management actively involved
  • All decisions made in a single office

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