Welcome to the new Mainstar Trust website!

National Retirement Custodian For Alternative Investments

For those looking for help navigating through investment waters, Mainstar is the trusted guide for alternative, cost-effective retirement solutions.

Take control of your financial future with Mainstar Trust.

Experienced retirement custodian, trusted since 1977

Experienced retirement custodian, trusted since 1977
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Why Mainstar Trust?

Why Mainstar Trust?

Sometimes, one of the hardest parts of diversifying your investments is knowing where to start. With our custodial services, you have more control over your financial future, while having the knowledge and support to help you navigate along the way.

Built on flexibility, innovation, and trust
Built on flexibility, innovation, and trust
40+ years of organizational experience
40+ years of organizational experience
Innovative solutions for every type of investor
Innovative solutions for every type of investor

Flexible options for a variety of investors


Diversify and maximize your retirement objectives with our vast list of self-directed IRA options.


We can help you navigate your options to establish the retirement plan your employees deserve.

Financial Professionals

Help your clients meet—or exceed—their long-term savings objectives with our accounts.

Maximize your retirement objectives

There’s no better time than today to take control of your financial future. No matter your investment strategy, our alternative investment custodians are here to help.

Diversify your portfolio with our wide range of admissible assets

Private Placements


Private Lending

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)

Limited Partnerships

Preferred and Common Stock

Real Estate

Annuity Policies

Corporate Bonds

Certificate of Deposits (CDs)

Government Securities

Mutual Funds


Business Development Companies (BDCs)

Get Started

Getting started is easy. Learn more about the account options and asset types available through Mainstar Trust.

Step One

Step One

Open an account with our easy online application.

Step Two

Step Two

Fund your account with a rollover, transfer, or deposit.

Step Three

Step Three

Select the investments that align with your financial goals.