Established in 1889, BankWest is a privately owned financial institution that serves various individuals and corporate clients. The bank offers direct deposit, trust administration, and fund and investment management services. It provides asset management and financial, retirement, estate and business succession planning services. The bank offers a variety of personal and commercial insurance options that includes homeowners , life, health, automobile, long-term care, real estate and workers compensation. BankWest also provides home equity, education, personal, debt consolidation and vehicle loans. The bank offers a range of investment products, such as mutual funds, annuities, stocks, bonds and certificates of deposit. It additionally provides money market, savings, retirement and checking accounts. BankWest maintains multiple branch locations in Pierre, S.D.