Banks

Wells Fargo

Overview: Wells Fargo is large diversified financial services company headquartered in San Francisco whose major lines of business include: Banking Insurance Investments Mortgages Job Openings: See this current list of job openings. Recent History: At the end of 2010, Wells Fargo had the most bank branches in the U.S., with 6,314. Bank of America was …

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JPMorgan Chase

Overview: JPMorgan Chase is a major integrated financial services firm. Its lines of business include: Retail Banking Commercial Banking Financial Advisory Services Investment Management Investment Banking Securities Trading The retail and commercial banking side of today’s JPMorgan Chase is the result of a series of mergers from 1991 onwards, combining these leading banks: Chase Manhattan …

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Wachovia

Wachovia Overview: Prior to a buyout offer on October 3, 2008 from Wells Fargo, Wachovia was the fourth largest bank in the U.S., based on assets and including these lines of business: Retail Banking Commercial Banking Financial Advisory Services Investment Management Investment Banking In 2011, Wachovia banking and brokerage locations were rebranded under the Wells …

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UBS

Overview: UBS (formerly Union Bank of Switzerland) has significant operations in the U.S., headquartered in New York, New York and Stamford, Connecticut. The latter location boasts the world’s largest trading floor. The UBS of today is a successor company to these venerable securities firms: PaineWebber Kidder, Peabody Dillon, Read S.G. Warburg While its retail and …

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SunTrust

Overview: SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a leading regional bank headquartered in Atlanta that has retail branches in 11 southeastern states plus the District of Columbia. Its oldest predecessor bank was founded in 1811. SunTrust’s major lines of business include: Retail and commercial banking Trust services Investment management Brokerage services Equipment leasing Job Openings: See this …

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State Street

State Street Overview: State Street, headquartered in Boston, is major global player in these lines of business: Investment Research and Trading Investment Management Investment Servicing Custody and Portfolio Accounting Performance Measurement Recordkeeping Cash Management Treasury Services Securities Lending Brokerage Services Wealth Management and Private Banking Trade Execution Systems Many of the above functions come under …

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PNC

Overview: PNC (Pittsburgh National Corporation) traces its history back to 1852, and is the result of a number of mergers over many decades. A recent major acquisition for PNC has been National City Corporation of Cleveland. Additionally, PNC has agreed to pay $3.45 billion, reflecting a discount of $112 million, to acquire RBC Bank. The …

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Northern Trust

Overview: Northern Trust is a leader in custodial services, asset management and wealth management (including family office type services), headquartered in Chicago. Northern Trust has these principal lines of business: Investment management Asset and fund administration Fiduciary and banking services Wealth management Job Openings: See this list of current job openings. Size: Northern Trust reports …

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JPMorgan Chase

Overview: JPMorgan Chase is a major integrated financial services firm. Its lines of business include: Retail Banking Commercial Banking Financial Advisory Services Investment Management Investment Banking Securities Trading The retail and commercial banking side of today’s JPMorgan Chase is the result of a series of mergers from 1991 onwards, combining these leading banks: Chase Manhattan …

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Hudson City Savings Bank

Hudson City Savings Bank Overview: Hudson City Savings Bank is headquartered in Paramus, NJ and has branches mainly in New Jersey, but also in nearby areas of New York and Connecticut. In 2005, Hudson City Savings Bank completed its conversion from a mutual savings bank to a stockholder-owned institution. Hudson City Savings Bank focuses entirely …

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