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Jackson Hole Bank & Wealth Management Firm

Founded in 2002, First Western Trust opened its Jackson Hole bank and trust office in 2012.

Our office serves the western-based wealth management client in the tax-favorable state of Wyoming. Aside from its natural beauty and the incredible array of outdoor activities Wyoming is known for, it has also earned a well-deserved reputation as an excellent location to form a new trust or migrate existing trusts. With no state income tax, no estate or gift tax, and low property taxes combined with its fiscally sound state government, Wyoming ranks as a superior choice for our clients’ wealth planning, trusts & estate, and private banking needs.

Led by Market President Mike Eden, our team of six experts in Jackson Hole includes resources both locally and firm-wide that can offer institutional quality investment management along with integrated wealth planning, trust and fiduciary services, private banking, and lending to high-net-worth families, individuals, and businesses, delivered through a local team that understands the needs of our community.

A Different Sort of Bank in Jackson Hole

Many banks in Jackson Hole attempt to provide wealth management in addition to their lending and depository services. However, most Jackson Hole banks were not built on an investment and wealth management platform. They, instead, started as a bank and then added on these wealth management services. Because they have not always operated with a fiduciary mindset, it can be difficult for them to provide high-touch, customized client service and commit themselves to always putting their client’s interests above their own.

Unlike other banks in Jackson Hole, First Western Trust was created with a fiduciary and wealth management model in mind. This distinction means that we operate differently from other banks in the region. Our fiduciary approach guides everything that we do – not just our investment management services. When you partner with us, you can expect to receive unbiased advice across all of our service lines that helps you reach your specific goals. When we recommend products or services, we only do so when we truly believe they will help you achieve your financial goals, not our own. We look forward to showing you the difference that comes from partnering with a fiduciary for your banking, lending, investment, and wealth management needs.

First Western Trust Bank
690 South Highway 89
Suite 260
Jackson Hole, WY 83001

Mailing
PO Box 7424
Jackson Hole, WY 83002

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Phone: 307-739-3900
Fax: 307-734-9434
Hours: 8:00a – 4p

Equal Housing Lender
NMLS ID 477166
Member FDIC

Local Resources

Our Local Leadership

Josh Wilson

Josh Wilson

As Regional President, Josh is responsible for managing the operations and associates of First Western Trust’s regional offices. Josh proactively seeks new business solution opportunities and strengthens relationships with current clients.

 Mike Eden

Mike Eden

As Market President, Mike is responsible for building and strengthening client relationships in wealth planning, investment management, commercial and consumer lending, and private banking.

Our Local Team

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

As Senior Vice President, Chris is responsible for growing and building relationships with our clients to help them reach their financial goals.

Loren J. Richards

Loren J. Richards

Loren is responsible for the day-to-day management of our Laramie trust office while also assisting the Jackson Hole office. He is dedicated to addressing client and beneficiary needs and concerns.

Karen Walker

Karen Walker

As Private Banker, Karen assists clients with their daily banking needs, opens new accounts, and partners with commercial businesses to provide treasury management services.

Martha Bancroft

Martha Bancroft

As Relationship Manager, Martha works closely with the team in investment portfolio management and private banking.

James Keller

James Keller

As Portfolio Manager, James is responsible for the day to day oversight and management of the investment portfolio of the Jackson Hole office.