Mary Lou Vargas

Assistant Vice President, Specialty Assets

MaryLou Vargas joined Houston Trust Company in 2022. As Assistant Vice President of Specialty Assets, she is responsible for coordinating with the Senior Vice President, Specialty Assets for all aspects of the management of notes receivable, liability processing, and real estate assets held in trusts, estates, and investment management agency accounts. MaryLou is responsible for coordination of property appraisals, inspections, evaluations, and funding of real estate assets to new accounts, as well as property tax payments, lease renewals, mortgage loan needs, and property insurance.

MaryLou has over 20 years of wealth management and trust service experience and has held various positions with Chase Bank and Cadence Bank including Real Estate Insurance Officer and Trust Specialist. She has extensive training in both the banking and trust industries. MaryLou participates in various charitable runs in Houston, volunteers at local food banks, and spends her time with helping the elderly.