First Capital Surety & Trust Company (“First Capital”) is an independent state-chartered trust company with its charter situs being South Dakota. First Capital’s business is to serve as trustee and trust administrator for Settlement Trusts and Wealth Management Trusts, i.e. financial and estate planning trusts. Pursuant to South Dakota statute, First Capital may administer trusts in all fifty states and is trustee for more than 1,100 trusts.
First Capital serves as trustee and administrator for Directed Trusts (unbundled trusts) where the trust’s assets are invested and managed by an entity other than First Capital. These entities may be a R.I.A., broker dealer, financial planner or other investment service provider.
There are many reasons why First Capital Surety & Trust Company is considered to be the trust company of choice:
- Fees – First Capital’s trust fees are among the lowest in the country.
- Placement – Trusts too small to be placed elsewhere can be placed with First Capital. Our minimum trust deposit is $50,000 or $100,000 depending on the type of trust.
- Service and Accessibility – First Capital has no telephone menu or voice-mail driven screening. First Capital’s trust beneficiaries have immediate direct access to their trust service administrator via telephone or teleconferencing.
- Experience – First Capital has more years of experience specializing in the administration of settlement trusts than other trust companies.
First Capital is committed to providing beneficiaries with outstanding customer service.
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First Capital is the longest serving trust company specializing in Settlement Trusts and Special Needs Trusts. We provide the Settlement Planners with immediate access to our staff for technical support and for settlement consulting support.
We provide full support to the Settlement Planner in every facet of selecting and implementing a trust.
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