Personal Trust Services

First PREMIER Bank

The PREMIER Approach

Protect your assets and provide for the people and causes you care about most with Estate Planning and Personal Trust Services from First PREMIER Bank.

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Planning for Life's Transitions

As one of the strongest capitalized banks in the nation, First PREMIER Bank has extensive trust services expertise, managing $2.8 billion in trust assets. Our trust advisors can help you realize the unique benefits of establishing a trust in the state of South Dakota. Working collaboratively with your attorney, accountants and other advisors, we can help develop a plan that protects and manages your assets and ensures your estate transitions according to your wishes.

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Benefits of a Trust

  • Avoid the time and expense of public probate
  • Minimize potential tax implications 
  • Distribute your estate based on your wishes 
  • Distribute assets privately and efficiently
  • Establish provision for bill payment, elder care and disability
  • Provide for family, friends and favorite charitable causes
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PREMIER Supports You

We work collaboratively with you, trusted family members, attorneys, accountants and advisors to:

  • Identify opportunities for you and your family
  • Discuss estate and inheritance planning
  • Determine contingency plans in the event of disability or death
  • Identify the right trust solution for your needs
  • Administer the trust based on your wishes
  • Provide full access to your trust via Trust Online

Why Bank with First PREMIER?

First PREMIER Bank is one of the strongest capitalized banks in the country and operates with no debt. With $2 billion in assets, we are consistently ranked as one of the top-performing S-corp banks in the country by the American Banking Journal.

Our secure Online and Mobile Banking is always FREE, giving you 24/7 access and control over your accounts. Enjoy great features including eStatements, Bill Pay, Mobile Deposit, personal financial management tools and more. Our Debit Mastercard® works with popular mobile wallet apps and can be locked and unlocked via Online or Mobile Banking if lost or stolen.

We serve our local, regional and national clients with pride and personal customer care. We are honored to have served as the bank for the State of South Dakota for over 20 years, as well as the bank for the City of Sioux Falls for over 10 years. First PREMIER is also the 11th largest ACH Originating Bank in the USA and the 14th largest issuer of Mastercard® in the country and is recognized as a top small business association lender. Our Trust Department manages over $2.8 billion in assets.

We are dedicated to protect your personal and financial data, providing multi-tiered, multi-factor authentication and security. We offer 24/7 fraud monitoring and Zero Liability® Protection for all First PREMIER Debit Card purchases. We also offer tools that put you in charge, like our FREE Online and Mobile Banking complete with eStatements and debit card lock and unlock feature.

When you bank with First PREMIER, you bank with people from your community. Our Bankers take the time to learn about you and understand your needs and goals. We remain dedicated to supporting our customers with the right mix of banking, credit and investing solutions to support life today -- and the changing needs of the future.

When you bank with First PREMIER, you bank with a partner that gives back to your local community. We are active supporters of more than 600 charities and non-profits. Last year alone our associates contributed over 32,000 hours of community service. We also take care of our employees. From 2015-2020, we were ranked as one of the Best Banks to Work For by American Banker & Best Companies Group.

Manage Your Wealth Wisely

Our Wealth and Trust Specialists are vested in your success and provide unparalleled personal service and experience on which you can rely. Call us to learn how we can help you develop a plan to grow and manage your money today.


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