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 family office services to clients with an established relationship at Houston Trust who require a level of service beyond the scope of traditional trust/estate administration and asset management.

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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 2022

Houston Trust Company is honored to be ranked for the 8th consecutive year in the Chambers High Net Worth guide, created through thousands of independent interviews with attorneys, clients, and their close advisors.

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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