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The following are the top 50 banks and best banks in the United States ranked by total assets. J.P. Morgan Chase is the largest bank in the US with assets of $2.4 trillion. It is also the leading global investment bank and one of the largest asset and wealth managers with assets under management of over $1.5 trillion. Bank of America is the second largest bank in the US with assets of $2.2 trillion. The top 10 banks hold assets of $11.4 trillion.

 Total assets (US$ million)

Rank Company 03.31.2016 12.31.2015 12.31.2014 12.31.2013 12.31.2012 12.31.2011 12.31.2010
1 J.P.Morgan Chase & Co 2,423,808 2,351,698 2,573,126 2,415,689 2,359,141 2,265,792 2,117,605
2 Bank of America 2,185,498 2,144,316 2,104,534 2,102,273 2,209,974 2,129,046 2,264,909
3 Wells Fargo & Co 1,849,182 1,787,632 1,687,155 1,527,015 1,422,968 1,313,867 1,258,128
4 Citigroup 1,800,967 1,731,210 1,842,530 1,880,382 1,864,660 1,873,878 1,913,902
5 Goldman Sachs Group 878,036 861,395 856,240 911,507 938,555 923,225 911,332
6 Morgan Stanley 807,497 787,465 801,510 832,702 780,960 749,898 807,698
7 U.S. Bancorp 428,638 421,853 402,529 364,021 353,855 340,122 307,786
8 Bank of New York Mellon 372,870 393,780 385,303 374,516 358,990 325,266 247,259
9 PNC Financial Services 360,985 358,493 345,072 320,296 305,107 271,205 264,284
10 Capital One 330,346 334,048 308,854 297,048 312,918 206,019 197,503
11 HSBC North America Holdings 289,057 271,889 290,101 290,014 318,802 331,403 343,700
12 TD Group US Holding 274,387 267,144 248,145 234,622 218,917 201,057 176,972
13 State Street Corporation 243,685 245,192 274,119 243,291 222,582 216,827 160,505
14 BB&T Corporation 212,405 209,947 186,814 183,010 184,499 174,579 157,081
15 Suntrust Banks 194,158 190,817 190,328 175,335 173,442 176,859 172,874
16 Charles Schwab Corp 190,998 183,718 154,642 143,642 133,637 108,553 92,568
17 American Express Company 158,816 161,184 159,103 153,375 153,140 153,337 146,689
18 Ally Financial 156,505 158,581 151,828 151,167 182,347 184,059 172,008
19 Fifth Third Bancorp 142,430 141,048 138,706 130,443 121,894 116,967 111,007
20 United Services Automobile Assoc. 142,123 137,188 130,417 122,342 115,747 104,352 94,262
21 Citizens Financial Group 140,077 138,208 132,857 122,154 127,053 129,654 129,970
22 RBC USA Holdco Corporation 139,892 133,134 na na na na na
23 Santander Holdings USA 131,099 132,156 118,353 77,144 85,790 80,565 89,652
24 BMO Financial Corp 125,793 125,657 115,880 111,074 116,110 117,374 70,187
25 Regions Financial Corporation 125,539 126,050 119,679 117,396 121,347 127,050 132,351
26 M&T Bank Corporation 124,626 122,788 96,686 85,162 83,009 77,924 68,021
27 MUFG Americas Holdings (1) 120,915 116,210 113,662 105,894 96,993 89,676 79,097
28 Northern Trust Corporation 117,799 116,750 109,947 102,947 97,464 100,224 83,844
29 KeyCorp 98,402 95,271 93,821 92,934 89,236 88,785 91,843
30 BancWest Corp, HI (2) 96,194 95,100 89,767 83,528 79,870 78,118 72,770
31 BBVA Compass Bancshares, TX 92,152 89,967 83,152 71,966 69,106 63,135 63,327
32 Discover Financial Services 88,093 86,936 83,126 79,340 73,491 69,117 60,785
33 Synchrony Financial 81,656 84,136 75,707 59,085 na na na
34 Huntington Bancshares 72,645 71,018 66,298 59,476 56,153 54,451 53,820
35 Comerica Inc 69,007 71,877 69,190 65,227 65,359 61,008 53,667
36 CIT Group Inc 67,098 67,402 47,880 47,139 44,012 45,263 51,420
37 First Republic Bank 62,103 58,981 48,353 42,113 34,389 27,792 22,378
38 Zions Bancorp 59,180 59,665 57,209 56,031 55,512 53,149 51,035
39 Deutsche Bank Trust Corp 53,144 53,556 55,494 67,027 74,148 - -
40 New York Community Bancorp 48,516 50,318 48,559 46,688 44,145 42,024 41,191
41 E*TRADE Financial Corp 47,943 45,427 45,530 46,280 47,387 47,941 46,373
42 SVB Financial Group 43,574 44,687 39,345 26,417 22,766 19,969 17,528
43 First Niagara Financial Group 40,072 39,918 38,551 37,628 36,806 32,811 21,084
44 People's United Financial 39,264 38,947 35,997 33,214 30,324 27,558 25,037
45 Popular, Inc 36,147 35,770 33,097 35,749 36,508 37,348 38,815
46 Signature Bank, NY 34,898 33,451 27,319 22,377 17,456 14,667 11,673
47 East West Bancorp 33,109 32,351 28,738 24,730 22,536 21,969 20,701
48 First Citizens Bancshares 32,196 31,476 30,075 21,199 21,284 20,882 20,807
49 BOK Financial Corp 31,414 31,476 29,090 27,015 28,149 25,494 23,942
50 Barclays Delaware Holdings 29,375 27,998 25,006 19,056 18,981 15,264 14,346
51 Synovus Financial Corp 29,171 28,793 27,051 26,202 26,760 27,163 30,093
52 Cullen/Frost Bankers 28,400 28,567 28,278 24,388 23,124 20,317 17,617
53 Associated Banc-Corp 28,179 27,712 26,822 24,227 23,488 21,924 21,786
54 Raymond James Financial 27,753 26,907 24,253 21,925 22,276 na na
55 First Horizon National Corp 26,964 26,195 25,673 23,790 25,520 24,789 24,699
56 Everbank Financial Corp 26,641 26,601 21,617 17,641 18,243 na na
57 FirstMerit Corporation 26,063 25,525 24,902 23,909 14,913 14,442 14,135
58 Utrecht - America Holdings 25,083 25,816 36,216 36,040 48,642 46,527 42,744
59 Webster Financial Corp 24,936 24,643 22,533 20,853 20,147 18,714 18,034
60 BankUnited 24,819 23,883 19,211 15,047 12,376    
61 Commerce Bancshares 24,507 24,605 23,994 23,072 22,160 20,649 18,502
62 Umpqua Holdings Corp 23,936 23,406 22,613 11,641 11,805 11,570  

1 - MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation was formerly known as UnionBanCal Corporation.
2 - BancWest Corporation operates as a subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA.