Cemetery and Funeral Trust Services

Funeral and Cemetery Trust Services

Helping those who help others in their time of need.

The death care industry is unique, and as such presents a unique variety of financial and time management concerns and opportunities. Every day, professionals like you are seeking new approaches to both provide the services their clients need and manage the day-to-day needs of their own business.

For almost 30 years, SunTrust has provided a variety of financial services to death care organizations of all sizes, and has grown to become one of the country’s largest financial service institutions servicing the death care industry.

We feature a range of Funeral and Cemetery Trust Services to cover all of your individualized needs.

Reliable fiduciary oversight

With growing needs for financial transparency and fiduciary oversight, SunTrust can help assure your clients and state regulators that assets are properly administered and overseen. Our fiduciary trust expertise spans:

  • Endowment Care Trusts
  • Pre-Need Merchandise Trusts
  • Pre-Need Funeral Trusts
  • Pre-Construction Mausoleum Trusts

Proactive investment advisory

SunTrust can help you navigate changing regulatory mandates, as well as varying state laws, ensuring compliance and effective management of both your long-term and day-to-day investments. Our broad array of investment advisory services includes:

  • Strategic Asset Management and Asset Allocation
  • Strategic Investment Planning
  • Qualitative Due Diligence
  • Performance, Market and Portfolio Review
  • Investment Policy Development
  • Custom Portfolio Construction
  • Cash Management
  • Common Trust Fund Services
  • State Investment Guidelines Compliance Oversight

Attentive, accurate administration

SunTrust’s experienced, dedicated service team can help ease the administrative burden of managing a trust through a commitment to personalized service. We can provide administrative help with:

  • Establishing a new trust
  • Deposits and withdrawals
  • Income disbursements
  • Payment of expenses
  • Ensuring timely and accurate online access to account information
  • Preparing and filing state trustee reports
  • Preparing of federal and state tax returns

Special attention to special circumstances

If a need for highly specialized consulting arises, our skilled professionals are available to assist you in analyzing and assessing your available options. Consultation is available for situations including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Legislative roadblocks or concerns
  • Major organizational changes
  • Other large-scale concerns

SunTrust Bank and its affiliates and the directors, officers, employees and agents of SunTrust Bank and its affiliates (collectively, “SunTrust”) are not permitted to give legal or tax advice. Clients of SunTrust should consult with their legal and tax advisors prior to entering into any financial transaction or investment plan.

Contact Us

To reach a SunTrust Representative:
  • 866.223.1499

Investment and Insurance Products:

  • Are Not FDIC or any other Government Agency Insured
  • Are Not Bank Guaranteed
  • May Lose Value

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