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A trust company is a corporation authorized to handle assets for the benefit of others and does not have commercial banking powers.  Trust companies are not insured by the FDIC.


2020 Bank Holidays Information (PDF)

Deputy Secretary’s Letter (PDF) regarding Internal Audit Programs for Financial Institutions (PDF)


Secretary's Letter on Cybersecurity (PDF)
The Department continues to work collaboratively with federal regulators, other states financial regulators, and other Commonwealth agencies to address cybersecurity challenges.

Federal Government Principles on Responding to Cyber Incidents
A Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-41) released on July 26, 2016, sets forth principles governing the federal government’s response to any cyber incident, whether involving government or private sector entities. For significant cyber incidents, PPD-41 also establishes lead federal agencies and an architecture for coordinating the broader federal government response. Learn more:

Cybersecurity Update
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) members have issued a revised Management booklet, which is part of the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook (IT Handbook). The IT Handbook is available here
Read the Secretary's Letter on trust company assessment fees [PDF]. Visit the department's Estimated Assessment Calculator.


Contact Us:


Institutions with questions or issues regarding trust companies should contact 
Trust Supervision: 717.783.2253






Institutions with questions or issues regarding charters and applications should contact 717.783.2253

Consumers wishing to file a complaint or ask a question can use our online form or contact Consumer Services at 1.800.PA.BANKS.