Bank trust departments are often overlooked and usually underrated. But through careful management and integration with other bank strategies, they can make a significant contribution to a bank's return on equity.

There are two chief reasons. First, noninterest income is a critical component of a bank's return on equity, and the trust department can make handsome contributions to noninterest income.

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