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 $2.527 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 country with assets of over $2.1 trillion. The top 10 biggest banks hold assets of $11.266 trillion.

Rank Bank (Total assets, $m) 09.30.2014 12.31.2013 12.31.2012 12.31.2011 12.31.2010 12.31.2009 12.31.2008
1 J.P.Morgan Chase & Co 2,527,005 2,415,689 2,359,141 2,265,792 2,117,605 2,031,989 2,175,052
2 Bank of America 2,123,613 2,102,273 2,209,974 2,129,046 2,264,909 2,230,232 1,817,943
3 Citigroup 1,882,849 1,880,382 1,864,660 1,873,878 1,913,902 1,856,646 1,938,470
4 Wells Fargo & Company 1,636,855 1,527,015 1,422,968 1,313,867 1,258,128 1,243,646 1,309,639
5 Goldman Sachs Group 868,933 911,507 938,555 923,225 911,332 848,942 884,547
6 Morgan Stanley 814,511 832,702 780,960 749,898 807,698 771,462 658,812
7 U.S. Bancorp 391,284 364,021 353,855 340,122 307,786 281,176 265,912
8 Bank of New York Mellon 386,296 374,310 358,990 325,266 247,259 212,224 237,512
9 PNC Financial Services Group 334,424 320,296 305,107 271,205 264,284 269,863 291,081
10 Capital One 300,202 297,048 312,918 206,019 197,503 169,646 165,914
11 HSBC North America Holdings 280,273 290,014 318,802 331,403 343,700 391,332 434,716
12 State Street Corporation 274,805 243,291 222,582 216,827 160,505 157,946 173,631
13 TD Bank US Holding Company 242,225 234,622 218,917 201,057 176,972 145,483 122,745
14 BB&T Corporation 187,022 183,010 184,499 174,579 157,081 165,764 152,015
15 Suntrust Banks 186,818 175,335 173,442 176,859 172,874 174,165 189,138
16 American Express Company 153,862 153,375 153,140 153,337 146,689 125,145 126,074
17 Ally Financial 149,195 151,167 182,347 184,059 172,008 172,313 -
18 Charles Schwab Corporation 147,444 143,642 133,637 108,553 92,568 75,431 51,675
19 Fifth Third Bancorp 134,188 130,443 121,894 116,967 111,007 113,380 119,764
20 Citizens Financial Group 131,341 122,154 127,053 129,654 129,970 148,012 160,444
21 United Services Automobile Association (USAA) 129,191 122,342 115,747 104,352 94,262 79,906 68,296
22 BMO Financial Corp 119,791 111,074 116,110 117,374 70,187 63,675 88,258
23 Regions Financial Corporation 119,226 117,396 121,347 127,050 132,351 142,318 146,248
24 Santander Holdings USA 113,538 77,144 85,790 80,565 89,652 82,953 -
25 Northern Trust Corporation 111,154 102,947 97,464 100,224 83,844 82,142 82,054
26 UnionBanCal Corporation 110,879 105,894 96,993 89,676 79,097 85,196 70,121
27 M&T Bank Corporation 97,228 85,162 83,009 77,924 68,021 68,880 65,816
28 KeyCorp 89,784 92,934 89,236 88,785 91,843 93,287 104,531
29 BancWest Corporation 86,895 83,528 79,870 78,118 72,770 73,814 79,858
30 Discover Financial Services 80,596 79,340 73,491 69,117 60,785 46,021 39,892
31 BBVA Compass Bancshares 79,187 71,966 69,106 63,135 63,327 64,631 62,305
32 Comerica Incorporated 68,887 65,227 65,359 61,008 53,667 59,249 67,548
33 Huntington Bancshares Inc 64,331 59,476 56,153 54,451 53,820 51,555 54,353
34 Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation 60,635 67,027 74,148 - - - -
35 Zions Bancorporation 55,459 56,031 55,512 53,149 51,035 51,123 55,093
36 New York Community Bancorp 48,680 46,688 44,145 42,024 41,191 42,154 32,467
37 First Republic Bank 46,681 42,113 34,389 27,792 22,378  - -
38 CIT Group Inc 46,481 47,139 44,012 45,263 51,420 60,027 80,449
39 E*TRADE Financial Corp 45,819 46,280 47,387 47,941 46,373 47,367 48,538
40 First Niagara Financial Group 37,966 37,628 36,806 32,811 21,084 14,585 9,331
41 Utrecht - America Holdings 37,231 36,040 48,642 46,527 42,744 40,579 40,892
42 Hudson City Bancorp 37,161 38,607 40,596 45,356 61,166 60,268 54,145
43 SVB Financial Group 36,041 26,417 22,766 19,969 17,528 12,841 10,018
44 People's United Financial (PBCT) 34,775 33,214 30,324 27,558 25,037 21,257 20,168
45 Popular, Inc 34,099 35,749 36,508 37,348 38,815 34,736 38,883
46 City National Corp 32,016 29,718 28,619 23,667 21,353 21,079 16,456
47 BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) 29,105 27,015 28,149 25,494 23,942 23,517 22,735
48 East West Bancorp 28,481 24,730 22,536 21,969 20,701 20,559 12,423
49 Cullen/Frost Bankers 27,371 24,388 23,124 20,317 17,617 - -
50 Synovus Financial Corp 26,519 26,202 26,760 27,163 30,093 32,831 35,786
51 Signature Bank 25,951 22,377 17,456 14,667 11,673 9,146 7,192
52 Associated Banc-Corp 25,654 24,227 23,488 21,924 21,786 22,874 24,192
53 Scottrade Financial Services 25,260 25,617 25,126        
54 FirstMerit Corporation 24,608 23,909 14,913 14,442 14,135    
55 First Horizon National Corporation 23,987 23,790 25,520 24,789 24,699 26,069 31,022
56 Commerce Bancshares 22,702 23,072 22,160 20,649 18,502    
57 IMB Holdco 22,012 23,498 25,939        
58 First Citizens Bancshares 21,943 21,199 21,284 20,882      
59 Webster Financial Corp 21,827 20,853 20,147 18,714 18,034    
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