Who We Are

Financial Services Rooted in Experience

With $16.9 billion in assets as of December 31, 2020, Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) is a publicly traded, preeminent financial services franchise anchored by a strong commercial bank and enhanced by powerful fee businesses, including a leading national mortgage originator and dominant municipal investment bank. With deep roots in Texas and a national footprint stretching from coast to coast, Hilltop has a synergistic, durable, and differentiated business model and our optimized capital, funding, and liquidity provides unique advantages and stability to each of our businesses. Our strong capital and diversified model provides additional benefits to our customers as we are positioned for growth across geographies, products, and industries.

With fee income from distinct businesses, rather than only bank business lines, Hilltop provides strong diversification and earnings during various economic and interest rate environments. We are well-positioned to create significant future value as we continue to organically grow each business with expense leverage, while deploying excess capital through bank acquisitions.



Hilltop Holdings Inc.: No. 17 on Forbes’ 2021 List of Best Banks

Based on 10 equally weighted metrics related to growth, profitability, capital adequacy and asset quality.

PlainsCapital Bank is the 4th Largest Texas-based Bank by Deposits

PlainsCapital Bank ranks fourth among the largest banks headquartered in Texas by deposits from Texas.

PrimeLending Ranked Top 10 Lender by Scotsman Guide

Dallas-based residential mortgage originator PrimeLending ranked No. 7 in retail volume and No. 16 in overall volume in 2019, according to the Scotsman Guide. National Mortgage News has also recognized PrimeLending as one of the nation’s best mortgage companies to work for* and the company has earned a 96 percent customer satisfaction rating.**

*Ranked No. 3 by National Mortgage News in 2019

**Survey administered and managed by an independent 3rd party following loan closing. 96% refers to rating customers give loan officers.

HilltopSecurities Ranked No. 2 Municipal Advisory Firm Nationwide

Ipreo MuniAnalytics ranked HilltopSecurities as the No. 2 municipal advisory firm nationwide for 2019 based on number of transactions, and No. 3 based on total par amount. It has also served as financial advisor on more bond and note transactions in the past decade than any other firm, ranking No. 1 nationally for the 10-year period ending December 31, 2019.

Geographic Reach

The Hilltop Holdings family of companies has a significant national footprint with branch and office locations in 48 states and the District of Columbia. Hilltop also has a substantial presence in Texas with more than 100 branches and office locations across the state.

This gives Hilltop the advantage of having roots in the business-friendly state of Texas, diversification, and a broader platform for growth nationwide.

Through our established national presence, Hilltop is well-positioned to drive long-term value for our investors, companies, employees, and communities.

A Firm Foundation

Hilltop Holdings’ growth and success is a direct result of our commitment to the core tenets of leadership, disciplined acquisition, diversification, financial strength and stability, Texas focus, and nationwide presence.

Caliber of Leadership

Hilltop Holdings is led by Gerald J. Ford, a highly regarded banker and native of West Texas. Mr. Ford is the company’s largest shareholder and has served as Hilltop’s chairman since 2007. Jeremy B. Ford oversees Hilltop Holdings’ functional operations as chief executive officer and president, leveraging extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions to lead Hilltop’s executive team and provide direction for its subsidiaries.

Acquisition Track Record

Gerald J. Ford is a banking and financial institutions entrepreneur who has been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions of private and public sector financial institutions, primarily in the Southwestern U.S. over the past 40 years. This includes the acquisition and consolidation of 30 banks from 1975 to 1993.

Diversified Business Model

Hilltop Holdings owns leading financial institutions in three principal areas: PlainsCapital Bank (banking), PrimeLending (mortgage), and HilltopSecurities (municipal investment banking).

Financial Strength & Stability

As of December 31, 2020, on a consolidated basis, Hilltop Holdings had total assets of $16.9 billion and common equity of $2.3 billion.

Texas Focus

Hilltop companies operate more than 100 locations in Texas—where they are also headquartered—giving the enterprise a substantial platform for growth in its home state.

Nationwide Presence

We position ourselves in markets nationwide which provides us the opportunity to enable businesses to thrive, economies to prosper, and help individuals to realize their ambitions.

Texas Focus
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