New Orleans

201 St. Charles Ave., Suite 2420, New Orleans, LA 70170

(504) 291-8800

Argent Trust Company

New Orleans Office Information

Argent Trust’s New Orleans, Louisiana office opened in 2018 and provides a wide array of customized trust, wealth management and investment management solutions for both individual clients as well as institutional clients across southwest Louisiana.

The New Orleans team is primarily focused on serving four key areas of service: fiduciary wealth management for high net worth individuals and families, institutional custody for government and nonprofit organizations, fiduciary consulting for employer sponsored retirement plans, and trusts and investment management for funeral homes and cemeteries. The local wealth management team is led by Jill Nalty and the institutional and funeral services groups are led by Mark Milton.

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Our Team

Catherine Gotzkowsky

Catherine Gotzkowsky

Trust Associate
New Orleans

Catherine joined Argent in 2019 as a Trust Associate where she is primarily responsible for Trust Administration services in the New Orleans office. Prior to joining Argent, Catherine worked for Hibernia National Bank, where she served over 25 years in several...

Hyder Brewster

Hyder Brewster

Portfolio Manager
New Orleans

Hyder joined our New Orleans office as a Portfolio Manager. With over 17 years of experience in the financial industry, Brewster brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. In his position he serves as an advisor to individuals, family offices,...

Jill Knight Nalty

Jill Knight Nalty

Market President- New Orleans, LA
New Orleans

Jill Knight Nalty joined Argent as a Business Development Officer at Argent in 2019 where she was responsible for new client outreach and strengthening current client relationships. She was named Market President of New Orleans in 2021. In that role, Jill is...

Mark Milton

Mark Milton

Senior Vice President & Institutional Services Manager

President, Argent Retirement Plan Advisors
New Orleans

Mark joined Argent in April 2018 as Senior Vice President, Institutional Services where he is primarily responsible for Argent's retirement plan consulting and the funeral and cemetery trust lines of business. Mark also serves as President of Argent Retirement Plan...

Michael Faherty

Michael Faherty

Senior Vice President, Institutional Services (Argent Trust) & Executive Vice President, Client Relations (FSI)
New Orleans

Michael joined Argent Trust in 2021 and joined FSI in 2024 in a blended role. He has more than 20 years of experience working with retirement plans, as well as investments for corporations and nonprofits. He has more than seven years of experience in the deathcare...

Michelle Canerot

Michelle Canerot

Trust Officer, Funeral & Cemetery Services
New Orleans

Michelle Canerot has joined Argent as a Trust Officer for the funeral and cemetery trust division in our New Orleans market. Canerot will serve Argent’s clients by assisting with trust and administration for our funeral and cemetery trust business line. She will be...

T.J. McGee, CFP®,CRSP

T.J. McGee, CFP®,CRSP

Vice President, Trust Officer
New Orleans

T.J. serves as vice president and trust officer for Argent Trust Company in the New Orleans office. McGee will be responsible for providing clients with fiduciary wealth management and related services. Before joining Argent, McGee served as vice president and...

Catherine Gotzkowsky

Catherine Gotzkowsky

Trust Associate
New Orleans

Catherine joined Argent in 2019 as a Trust Associate where she is primarily responsible for Trust Administration services in the New Orleans office. Prior to joining Argent, Catherine worked for Hibernia National Bank, where she served over 25 years in several...

Hyder Brewster

Hyder Brewster

Portfolio Manager
New Orleans

Hyder joined our New Orleans office as a Portfolio Manager. With over 17 years of experience in the financial industry, Brewster brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. In his position he serves as an advisor to individuals, family offices,...

Jill Knight Nalty

Jill Knight Nalty

Market President- New Orleans, LA
New Orleans

Jill Knight Nalty joined Argent as a Business Development Officer at Argent in 2019 where she was responsible for new client outreach and strengthening current client relationships. She was named Market President of New Orleans in 2021. In that role, Jill is...

Mark Milton

Mark Milton

Senior Vice President & Institutional Services Manager

President, Argent Retirement Plan Advisors
New Orleans

Mark joined Argent in April 2018 as Senior Vice President, Institutional Services where he is primarily responsible for Argent's retirement plan consulting and the funeral and cemetery trust lines of business. Mark also serves as President of Argent Retirement Plan...

Michael Faherty

Michael Faherty

Senior Vice President, Institutional Services (Argent Trust) & Executive Vice President, Client Relations (FSI)
New Orleans

Michael joined Argent Trust in 2021 and joined FSI in 2024 in a blended role. He has more than 20 years of experience working with retirement plans, as well as investments for corporations and nonprofits. He has more than seven years of experience in the deathcare...

Michelle Canerot

Michelle Canerot

Trust Officer, Funeral & Cemetery Services
New Orleans

Michelle Canerot has joined Argent as a Trust Officer for the funeral and cemetery trust division in our New Orleans market. Canerot will serve Argent’s clients by assisting with trust and administration for our funeral and cemetery trust business line. She will be...

T.J. McGee, CFP®,CRSP

T.J. McGee, CFP®,CRSP

Vice President, Trust Officer
New Orleans

T.J. serves as vice president and trust officer for Argent Trust Company in the New Orleans office. McGee will be responsible for providing clients with fiduciary wealth management and related services. Before joining Argent, McGee served as vice president and...

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