Trust & Investment Services

First Bank & Trust East Texas operates a full service Trust & Investment Department at the West Frank Street banking facility in Lufkin, Texas. Our experienced team of Trust officers provides a full range of trust and investment services. Whether it is a personal trust, estate planning for the substantial assets you have acquired, a managed account for your investment portfolio or retirement plan services, it would be our pleasure to be of service to you.

We provide the following full range of Trust & Investment Services:

  • Personal Trust & Estate Planning
  • Investment Accounts
  • Managed Accounts - Investment program based on your individual investment horizon and risk profile.
  • Custody Accounts - Fully self directed investments based on customer's choices.
  • Employee Benefit Plans, Rollover IRAs, Retirement Planning
  • Estate Administration

Our Trust Department's investment philosophy is a straightforward, transparent, cost efficient approach to investing in a diversified portfolio to yield consistent returns while maintaining a risk level that is appropriate for our clients.

To open an account or speak to a Trust Officer about trust and investment services, visit us at the Trust Department in Lufkin or call us at (936)-631-3548 to schedule an appointment at one of our 17 branches.

First Bank & Trust East Texas Trust Department
2510 W. Frank
P.O. Box 152020
Lufkin, TX 75915-2020
Office: 936-631-3548
Fax: 936-632-8349
Toll Free: 800-581-1171

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  • Personal Trusts

    When you have acquired substantial assets, determining how they will be distributed during and after your lifetime require careful attention. Our Trust Officers provide sound advice and administration, and manage trusts for individuals, institutions, families, foundations and endowments. We have the full range of products and services to help you.

    • Management Trust
    • Gift Trust
    • Trust Under Wills
    • Charitable Trust
    • Insurance Trust
    • Court Created Trust
    • Corporate Trust
  • Investment Management

    More than ever, good investment management requires experience and skill, plus emphasis on planning and investing to meet your personal goals and needs. Our Trust Department officers can provide the investment management services that you want and need for today and for the future. Through one-on-one assistance and careful attention to detail, we can develop a program of investments that will help you grow your finances.

  • Employee Benefits

    We cater to the specialized needs of businesses to offer retirement plans as long-term benefits to their employees. We will help you select the best retirement plan for your business, administer and manage your plan assets, and provide investment planning services to your employees.

    • 401 (K) Plans
    • Profit Sharing Plans
    • Money Purchase Pension Plans
    • Defined Benefit Plans
    • Simple IRA Plans
    • Rollover IRA
  • Estate Settlement

    Let our specialists assist you with all of your estate needs. We have the tools and the experience to ensure your estate is taken care of based on your specific plans. The bank will:

    • Assume the duties of Executor of your Last Will and Testament, should you so choose
    • File the proper papers in the time frames specified
    • Ensure it meets current tax laws
    • Carry out the last wishes in a timely manner
  • Trust Officers
    Ernest J. King

    Ernest J. King

    Executive Vice President & Trust Officer
    Graduated: Stephen F Austin State University – bachelor's & master's degree
    Certified Public Accountant.

    Cindy Neal

    Cindy Neal

    Vice President & Trust Officer
    Graduated: Stephen F Austin – bachelor's degree
    Certified Public Accountant.

    Emily Corbett

    Emily Corbett

    Assistant Vice President & Trust Officer
    Graduated: Louisiana State University – bachelor's degree
    Stephen F Austin State University – master's degree

    Tempestt Parker

    Tempestt Parker

    Assistant Vice President & Trust Officer
    Graduated: Texas A & M University – bachelor's degree & master's degree
    Certified Public Accountant.

    Jennifer Reid

    Jennifer Reid

    Trust Officer
    Graduated: Texas A & M University Central Texas – bachelor's degree

Investment Products Disclaimer: NOT a Deposit | NOT FDIC Insured | NOT Insured By Any Federal Government Agency | NOT Guaranteed By The Bank | May Go Down In Value