A Heritage of Trust. A Modern Approach.
Wilmington Trust is a leading provider of wealth and institutional services for M&T Bank, one of the 15 largest U.S.-owned, commercial bank holding companies1. For more than a century*, our guidance has helped generations of families and businesses thrive, backed by the sound experience of our professionals and a forward-looking mindset.
The Wilmington Trust Difference
We have seasoned and skilled professionals, many of whom are recognized as leaders in their industry
Neutral and impartial
By abstaining from underwriting major commercial lending, we provide corporations with neutral and impartial service
A team-based approach
We work collaboratively with your other trusted advisors to provide solutions that are focused on your needs; in fact, a large percentage of our business comes to us through referrals
Emphasis on execution
Corporate and Institutional clients benefit from customization, accuracy, and efficiency with each type of transaction
Experienced in complexity
No matter how complex a goal may seem, we specialize in finding the right strategy that aims to achieve it
The Delaware advantage
We have significant knowledge of the state of Delaware's favorable laws for personal trusts and business entities
Wilmington Trust Company operates offices in Delaware only. Note that a few states, including Delaware, have special trust advantages that may not be available under the laws of your state of residence, including asset protection trusts and direction trusts. If you are interested in learning more about the trust advantages under Delaware law, please let us know, and we will put you in contact with our affiliate, Wilmington Trust Company.
From a one-room office in the parlor of a private residence in Delaware to a global financial institution with clients around the world, Wilmington Trust has been serving individuals, families, and businesses for more than a century. Today, we continue to build on our legacy as a part of one of the 15 largest U.S.-based commerical bank holding companies.
Let our modern wealth management solutions and deeper understanding of what's important to you help turn your challenges into opportunities.
We've been helping clients achieve their investment goals for over a century*. Put our experience to work for you and your portfolio.
Leverage our neutral and impartial service model, global reach, and strong jurisdictional knowledge for your corporate trust and other business ventures.
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The Wilmington Trust Advantage
Wilmington Trust has clients in all 50 states and more than 90 countries
An Approach Centered on You
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Our Strength & Stability
We understand that knowing your assets are protected is extremely important, particularly during times of industry, financial, and market volatility.
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From the arts and education to sustainability and health care, supporting our communities has long been a critical part of our heritage
Wilmington Trust has domestic and foreign offices around the globe that serve the needs of our private wealth and institutional clients.
Finalist, “CLO Trustee of the Year” and “Securitization Trustee of the Year”
GlobalCapital U.S. Securitization Awards
Under 40 in Wealth Management Awards
Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers
Top 100 Women in Wealth
Excellence in Financial Marketing, Global Lending Category
1S&P Global Market Intelligence as of December 31, 2022. Methodology excludes subsidiaries of foreign bank parents, investment banks, credit card companies, insurance company subsidiaries, brokers, and asset managers.
*Wilmington Trust traces its roots to the founding of WTC in 1903.