Mary Lou Vargas

Assistant Vice President, Trust Operations and Real Estate

MaryLou Vargas joined Houston Trust Company in 2022. As Assistant Vice President of Trust Operations and Real Estate, she provides administrative and operational support to trust officers and the senior real estate specialist. 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, property insurance, and day-to-day processing of cash and asset transactions.

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.