LAS VEGAS — Branch managers who have the instincts to know when to refer a member for trust services have helped America First Credit Union’s trust business flourish.

The $3.7 billion credit union offers trust services through nationally-chartered MEMBERS Trust Company. In the last 18 months America First has been serving members in this area, it has amassed $50 million in assets under management through 80 relationships and is expected to see $320,000 in fee income this year, according to Kerry Wangsgard, vice president/trust department manager at America First. The majority of America First’s trust and estate clients are 60 years old and older.

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