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A trusted leader in self-directed IRAs and other retirement accounts. Equity Trust is one of the oldest and largest custodians specializing in difficult-to-value alternative assets.
Equity Institutional makes alternative investing easy and cost-effective.
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Experienced and Trusted
50 years of financial service experience*
$39 billion under custody**
More than 400 employees
SOC 1 Compliant (rigorous standard set by AICPA)
Named Best Overall Self-Directed IRA Company by Investopedia from 2020-2023
More than 1 million transactions completed per year
Industry-leading technology including API integration and account management system myEQUITY
Recognized Service Leader
A+ Better Business Bureau rating
95% of Trustpilot reviews are 4 and 5 stars
9-time NorthCoast 99 winner (top workplaces in Northeast Ohio)
Exceptional Service & Performance
“I am able to access my client accounts myself through the online myEQUITY system and now I have more support with a designated Relationship Manager to help with all my investors;’ IRA accounts.”
— Paul T.
“I’ve researched other custodians and Equity Trust has the best and easiest platform to work with, in my opinion.”
— John D.
“I appreciate the fact that I don’t have to be an expert in a Self-Directed Precious Metals IRA. I recently opened my own Self-Directed IRA at Equity as a result of the trust I have in them. “
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— Eileen L.
Equity Institutional strives to make IRA investing easy.
Offering IRA investing opportunities as part of capital raise strategies.
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