With more than 100 years experience providing trustee services, we have the expertise and commitment to ensure you have the right tools and resources for a successful trust relationship.
As trustee, we're dedicated to overseeing your account in the interest of participants and beneficiaries. Our services include:
- Master Trust and Custody – For clients with complex needs, we offer a wide range of master trust and custody products and services. Whether you have a single-employer plan, multi-employer plan, multiple investment portfolios or multiple investment managers, we can help simplify your account through unitized and master trust reporting.
- Benefit Payments – We have decades of experience in the defined benefit business and specialize in many aspects of producing and mailing pension payments. We will help you meet complex regulatory requirements and the evolving needs of plan participants while providing the controls, functionality and value through a convenient Web site.
- GASB 45 – Let us help your organization meet the requirements of GASB 45. Our bundled approach can include trust services, sample trust language, a cost-effective funding source and investment management.
- Asset Safekeeping – Our custody system functions in real-time, reconciles daily and is teamed with direct memberships, contractual settlement and same-day settlement trades. Services for securities are provided through the Depository Trust Company, the Federal Reserve book-entry system and other depositories and custodians.
- Trade Settlement – Trades are settled on a delivery versus payment method directly with brokers or through the Depository Trust Company and the Federal Reserve book-entry systems. We offer settlement policies designed to help you enhance the predictability of your funds and investment returns.
- Income Collection – We collect interest and dividends for securities held, and it most cases, post them on the payable date and generally make them available for your investment the same day.
- Corporate Actions – Our system features notification and processing of voluntary actions, mandatory actions and other corporate actions, coupled with an online system for notification and response management.
- Proxy Administration – Our system collects and processes proxies for you electronically.
- Cash Management – This process provides a daily sweep of all available cash in your accounts to the investment fund of your choice among an array of investment funds.
- Securities Lending – Our internally-managed program features competitive percentages of securities on loan and provides an additional earning source for your assets.
- TrustNow Essentials – Our online reporting tool gives you secure, 24/7 access to our online system with user-friendly, real-time, customizable reporting and electronic statement delivery. Statements list all transactions and assets on a settlement date or trade date/full accrual basis.
- Asset Pricing – Pricing is provided by leading vendors, with dual systems for ensuring your assets are priced accurately.
- Performance Monitor – Our comprehensive system helps you analyze your investments and investment managers, using time-weighted returns, comparisons to over 350 indices, results for single or aggregate accounts and includes asset sectors and universe comparisons.
Learn more about how Institutional Trust & Custody can meet your needs:
Defined Benefit Plans