Central Bank Midwest Trust Department

Central Bank of the Midwest Trust Department is an affiliate of Central Trust Company.  In 2015, Douglas County Bank merged with Central Bank of the Midwest.  This partnership expands our investment in you, with even more products and service choices.  You also benefit from a combined effort to provide leading asset management and trust services to the Lawrence, KS area. It is our mission to deliver integrated wealth management through comprehensive planning and world-class solutions.

Our Focus on You

At Central Bank of the Midwest Trust Department we are focused on you. We start constructing your plan only after we have a complete understanding of your goals, objectives and needs. These goals, objectives and needs provide the foundation for your portfolio.


Objective Advice

We have no proprietary funds or investments, and our interests are aligned with yours through fee-based compensation. As a trust division, we have a fiduciary duty to always do what is in your best interests.


Local Decision Making, National Expertise

Our team-based approach means if you ever have any questions, or just want to talk, someone is available. In addition, our scale allows access to a number of national research partners who help us make the best decisions for you.


Customized Investment Management

We make decisions based on your long-term goals. We look for opportunities to lower your tax obligations and increase your ability to reach those goals.


Safe, Secure and Stable

Not only are Central Bank of the Midwest Trust Department and Central Trust Company financially strong, but we are owned by Central Bancompany, which has been named one of Forbes magazine's Best Banks in America for eight years in a row.



*Products and services offered by Central Bank of the Midwest Trust Department are not insured by the FDIC, are not deposits of or guaranteed by any depository institution or affiliate bank and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested. Insurance products are available through and underwritten by non-affiliated insurance companies.