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We AIM TO preserve wealth 
and safeguard legacies.
Here’s how.

  • From financial planning and asset management to comprehensive trust and family wealth management, we customize our independent fiduciary services to our clients, their portfolios, and their ambition. Our professionals are easy to do business with, and they carefully consider and execute financial plans with two goals in mind: provide solutions and retain trust.

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A tradition of growth

For decades, high net worth people have relied on us for trust funds, investment management, multigenerational wealth planning and strategic development services to grow their wealth after taxes and across generations. People like you.

  • 1945
    Marvin Bridges starts the first registered investment advisor in Nebraska.
  • 1959
    Edson L. Bridges II joins his dad, Marvin Bridges, in his investment advisory business.
  • 1963
    Bridges Investment Fund becomes the first Nebraska-based general mutual fund.
  • 1970
    Edson L. Bridges II assumes the role as President and CEO of Bridges Investment Counsel.
  • 1982
    Edson L. (Ted) Bridges III joins Bridges Investment Counsel.
  • 1992
    Provident Trust, which was to become Bridges Trust, chartered.
  • 1994
    Bridges Investment Management is incorporated.
  • 1999
    Bridges Investment Management Inc. registers as an Investment Adviser with the SEC.
  • 2015
    Bridges Investment Management logo and brand are refreshed
  • 2016
    Bridges Investment Management’s services surpass $1 billion in assets under management.
  • 2017
    Provident Trust Company becomes Bridges Trust.
  • 2017
    Bridges Trust partners with McCarthy Capital.
  • 2017
    Bridges Investment Management manages more than $1.7 billion in assets under management.
  • 2017
    Edson L. Bridges II is inducted into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame.
  • 2017
    Bridges Investment Counsel clients transition to Bridges Investment Management Inc.
  • 2017
    Bridges Holding Company established with ownership of Bridges Trust Company and Bridges Investment Management.
  • 2018
    Bridges Trust team expands and moves into its new location at One Pacific Place.
  • 2018
    Bridges Trust acquires Westwood Trust of Omaha.
  • 2019
    Bridges Investment Management achieves more than $5 billion in assets under management.
  • 2019
    Bridges Trust adds capabilities for Family Office Services and Philanthropic Advisory Services for our clients.
  • 2019
    Bridges Trust Company of South Dakota is chartered in South Dakota.
  • 2020
    Bridges Trust Company of South Dakota opens the South Dakota office and accesses the benefits of South Dakota trust powers.
  • 2020
    Bridges Trust moves to new location off 134th Street and Dodge.

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