Wells Fargo is a San Francisco-based company and has been in business since March 1852. It started off buying gold and selling paper bank drafts as good as gold. It quickly gained credibility and a reputation of trust due to how well it handled people’s money. Wells Fargo offers a variety of services including personal checking, savings accounts, credit cards and an online mortgage rate calculator. Customers will have access to Wells Fargo’s more than 8,700 locations and online banking services.
Chase bank has withstood the test of time. Since its founding in 1799, Chase has spread across the country to most of the 50 states and also has assets around the world. The New York-based bank offers several services from savings plans to business checking accounts. A U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Chase has assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. Customers can choose to go to any one of the 5,500 branches or visit Chase online or by phone to conduct their business.
A Fortune 500 company, Capital One is a bank with most of its branches in the District of Columbia, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and Virginia. Since 1988, Capital One offers financial products to its customers to meet their personal, small business and commercial needs. The Virginia-based bank’s services include credit cards, home loans and savings accounts. Capital One has made a commitment to enhance the well-being of individuals and families in their local communities. Its consistent growth may be attributed to the fact that it has had the same CEO at its helm, Richard Fairbank, an American businessman who founded Capital One.
Based in North Carolina, Bank of America offers financial solutions for customers who are looking to manage their money. Bank of America offers services and products whether they’re for personal needs, small businesses, wealth management or businesses and institutions. Bank of America seeks to give back to the community through its partnership with Habitat for Humanity. It also offers retirement planning services.
TD Bank, N.A. was founded in Portland, Maine in 1852. Today, the bank includes over 1,300 branches and employs over 26,000 people. They are known as "America's Most Convenient Bank" and the current president and CEO is Mike Pedersen. The TD Bank headquarters are located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. TD Bank offers a number of banking solutions and services the East Coast.
Founded in 1872, BB&T continues to build on their reputation and tradition of striving for excellence within the community to this day. BB&T offers clients a complete range of financial services. These features and services include: banking, lending, insurance, trust, and wealth management solutions.
PNC is an American financial services organization headquartered in Pennsylvania. The bank has assets of $398 billion and has been in business since 1852. PNC has more than 2,700 branches in 19 states including the District of Columbia and has approximately 8,600 ATMs. PNC offers services for different needs whether they’re personal, small business, or corporate and institutional. The Pennsylvania-based bank strives to give back in different ways such as community development, charitable giving and environmental responsibility. PNC’s values include performance, customer focus, respect, integrity and diversity.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, US Bank has been in operation since July 13, 1863. They are a consumer and commercial banking business with total assets of $403 Billion. There are over 3,000 bank offices and 5,000 ATM’s across the nation. The financial services institution provides solutions at the personal banking level as well as banking solution for small businesses, commercial organizations and governments. The Minneapolis-based company was the nation’s fifth-largest bank by deposits as of December 2013. According to Glassdoor reviews, 89 percent of US Bank employees approve of their CEO Richard K.
American Express Bank is a creation of American Express Company (also known as AMEX) which was started as an express mail business in Buffalo, New York in the year 1850. AMEX was born out of a merger between three express companies: one owned by William Fargo, another owned by Henry Wells and a third owned by John Warren Butterfield.
American Express officially born when William Fargo and Henry Wells both parted ways over business-related irreconcilable differences, forming what is still known today as the Wells Fargo company. Today, American Express is a multinational financial corporation headquartered in New York City, New York. Their American Express Bank, FSB, is a branchless bank that offers accounts with competitive rates and no hidden fees. The company prides itself on what they call “Blue Box Values” which reflect the principles the company stands for. The Blue Box values are: Customer Commitment, Quality, Integrity, Team Work, Respect for People, Good Citizenship, A Will to Win and Personal Responsibility.
Since 1812, Citibank was originally named as the City Bank of New York. It was later named the First National City Bank of New York . A public company, Citibank is headquartered in New York City with 983 branches located in metropolitan areas such as Dallas, Houston, Miami, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Customers who bank with Citibank will have the opportunity to take advantage of different services such as personal checking, savings accounts, student loans and home loans. Citibank also offers online and mobile banking for today’s customer. Citibank claims about 15 million users who benefit from its online services.