"Non-traditional" assets, such as real estate or closely held business interests require specialized professional management.American National Bank & Trust can assist with administration, valuation, and management services for most of your unique assets including real estate, farm and ranch properties, oil and gas properties, and closely held business interests.
Real Estate Services. American National Bank & Trust offers a variety of specialized real estate investment management services for commercial, industrial and residential properties held within fiduciary accounts. Our clients receive assistance in handling their assets and guidance in determining what role real estate should play in their overall investment portfolio.
Property Management. As property manager, American National Bank & Trust will periodically inspect the properties to ensure proper maintenance, negotiate favorable lease terms, and maintain proper insurance coverage at all times. In addition, we will make disbursements for property taxes and contest inappropriate assessments if necessary.
Acquisitions and Sale. American National Bank & Trust can take an active role in identifying properties that fit your investment goals, taking into account diversification, tax-planning and personal use. We can handle the purchase or sale of real estate property exclusively or work closely with your designated agents.
Mortgages and Notes. American National Bank & Trust can assist will collecting payments, principal and interest accounting, reviewing releases and payoffs, following up on delinquencies, and initiating foreclosure proceedings when required to protect your investment.
Farm and Ranch Management. As part of our farm and ranch management services, American National Bank & Trust can coordinate the day-to-day property management, assist with purchases and sales, and help establish long-range management plans.
Closely Held Business Interests. At American National Bank & Trust we understand the importance of both providing for the continuity of your closely held business and looking out for the best interest of your family.
Transition and succession issues are often the most difficult challenges a family or closely held business faces. We can work with you and your business advisors to develop an effective plan for transferring ownership and minimizing the tax consequences.
At American National Bank & Trust, we can help you develop long-range strategies to maximize returns on your business while providing for greater liquidity and reduced risk.
Oil, Gas & Mineral Management. Oil and gas asset management of properties for Trusts, Estates and Agencies is an important service offered by American National Bank & Trust. We have both the systems and capabilities to manage your oil and gas interests whether they are producing, non-producing, working interest, royalty interests, mineral interests or net profit interests.
We assist our clients by handling a broad range of services, such as: everyday operations and administration; monitoring lease payments and royalties; negotiating leases, seismic agreements and other production or exploration contracts; and reviewing historical production to help forecast future production.
Accounting. We produce comprehensive statements that are used in tax return preparation and detailed reporting of oil and gas transactions to our customers. Our systems enable us to monitor income and expenses closely, insuring that the client's return on his oil and gas assets is maximized.
Property Administration. An integral part of managing mineral assets for our clients is to verify their title to these interests and insure that the production purchasers are paying accordingly. American National Bank & Trust carefully reviews all documents generated in the management of these assets: division orders, operating agreements, gas contracts, etc. Property taxes are disbursed and property values protested, when necessary, on behalf of the customer. American National Bank & Trust will also market or acquire oil and gas properties for our clients when appropriate and perform necessary property valuations.