Trust and Estate Services
Ensuring that what serves your needs today continues to benefit your family and legacy for decades to come.
Drawing from more than 130 years of experience advising generations of families, our team of trust and estate experts knows what it takes to ensure your intentions are fully realized.
As your wealth grows, so too does the complexity of your trust and estate plan
Trustees and other fiduciaries must navigate complex legal and tax rules, administrative duties, and at times emotional decisions.
Without a well-constructed plan, there is no safeguard to ensure your wealth is transferred in a way that will support and protect your loved ones.
Your most valuable investments are often the most complex, time-consuming, and require specialized expertise to manage effectively.
Working with you and your advisors, our experts can help you navigate complexity in your wealth transfer plan to ensure your intentions are fully realized.
Professional Trustee Services
Estate Settlement Services
Family Business Services
Oil, Gas and Mineral Rights Management Services
Real Estate and Agricultural Services
Specialized Trust Services
Unique Assets Bring Unique Challenges
Whether it be real estate, family businesses, or natural resources, effectively managing your unique wealth-generating assets requires specialized expertise and dedicated support. Our team of professionals — including certified property managers, licensed architects, landmen, petroleum engineers and accredited farm managers — have first-hand experience to provide strategic advice and hands on oversight of specialty assets held in trust.
Why Northern Trust
We’re your trusted partner for a lifetime of change
More than 130 years of experience advising wealth families
Trustee for more than 100,000 fiduciary clients
businesses and assets
Family businesses, real estate, agriculture and oil and gas assets managed by our specialized team
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We provide coordinated advice across a range of services to help you build a holistic plan that will truly honor your intentions.
Specialized Trust Services
Tax-efficient and confidential trust solutions in Delaware and Nevada.
Business Owner Services
Specialized expertise to help ensure business owners succeed across their entire journey.
Deposit and lending solutions integrated with your broader financial plan.
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Preserve and Protect Your Wealth and Legacy
Our broad and deep fiduciary expertise can help provide you and your loved ones with peace of mind that your wealth will be preserved and protected.