List of Self Directed IRA Custodians

The number of self directed IRA custodians has grown significantly over the past few years, and should continue to grow as the self directed IRA industry matures. The following is a list of self directed IRA custodians, as well as third-party administrators (TPA), separated by size (assets under custody). To learn more about each company, simply click on the company’s name. If you notice we have missed a company, please let us know (send email to so that we can create a page for them.

List of Large Self Directed IRA Custodians (Over $2 Billion under custody):

Community National Bank
Equity Trust Company (acquired Sterling Trust Company)
First Trust Company of Onaga
IRA Services Trust Company

Kingdom Trust Company
Midland Trust Company
Millennium Trust Company
Pensco Trust Company (acquired Lincoln Trust Company)
Provident Trust Group
Trust Company of America

List of Mid-sized Self Directed IRA Custodians ($500 Million – $2 Billion)

Advanta IRA (TPA)
GoldStar Trust Company

New Direction IRA (TPA)
Next Generation Trust Services
NuView IRA
Quest IRA (TPA)
Self Directed IRA Services, Inc. (Horizon Bank)
SunWest Trust Company
Vantage IRA

List of Small Self Directed IRA Custodians (<$500 Million)

American IRA (TPA)

Self Directed IRA Custodians of Unknown Size (have not disclosed amount under custody):

American Estate & Trust
American Pension Services (TPA)
Capital IRA (TPA)
The Entrust Group (TPA)
Exeter (TPA)
Horizon Trust Company
IRA Club (TPA)
IRA Resources (TPA)
Madison Trust Company
Nevada Trust Company
Nexus Direct IRA
PolyComp Trust Company
Preferred Trust Company
Premier Trust
RealTrust IRA Alternatives (TPA)
Sovereign International Pension Services (TPA)
Summit Trust Company
uDirect IRA (TPA)