The Leading Custodian for Alternative Investments

Sterling Trust is a passive self-directed IRA custodian specializing in self-directed IRAs, qualified business retirement plans and non-qualified custodial accounts. We work with financial professionals, broker dealers and registered investment advisors across the U.S. As a division of Equity Trust Company, we’re part of a team that serves more than 140,000 clients across the nation with nearly $10 billion in assets under management.

Our services provide an alternative investment strategy to help you and your clients diversify beyond the traditional markets into investments like real estate, tax liens, precious metals, promissory notes, oil and gas, equipment leasing, renewable energy and much more.

Advisor/Client Advantages

  • All-inclusive fee schedule featuring unlimited transactions for you and your clients
  • Single log-on account access so you can easily review all the accounts you manage
  • Relationship Manager quality service model providing a single point of contact for you and your clients
  • Prompt and accurate processing
  • Access to the Professional Network – an online community and resource for CPAs, financial advisors and attorneys
Learn more about Sterling Trust and self-directed investing.