Trustees for Individuals, Families, and Charities Since 1782

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In 1782, between the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, noted historian, public servant and barrister George Richards Minot nailed his sign to an elm tree in what is now Boston’s financial district, opened an office, and thus began a tradition of fiduciary services that has endured for over 200 years. His firm evolved into the present day Rice, Heard & Bigelow, which is proud of its heritage and committed to carrying on Mr. Minot’s tradition of individual – not corporate – trusteeship for clients who desire personal attention to their investments, estate plans and tax matters.

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Rice, Heard & Bigelow is a privately-owned firm of private trustees. The firm offers trust management, estate planning and administration, and tax services to individuals, families and charities. Other services include assistance with intergenerational planning, tax planning, and philanthropy. A number of the families we advise have been with us for several generations. The organization of the firm is somewhat unusual outside of Boston and Philadelphia, in that the principals themselves are named as individual trustees and executors, rather than the company. We believe this furthers our primary goal of discreet, personal service.

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Rice, Heard & Bigelow Inc.
50 Congress Street
Suite 900
Boston, MA 02109
Tel: 617-227-1782
Fax: 617-557-7419

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