Established in 1817, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial services provider. In both Canada and the United States, BMO provides a broad range of personal, commercial, wealth management, investment and corporate banking products and solutions. Over the years we have grown our operations in many other countries, including China, to better meet the evolving business and personal needs of our North American clients.
BMO has been providing financial services to customers in the United States since before the Civil War. When we acquired Chicago-based Harris Bank in 1984, we took a significant step forward in our strategy to become a diversified North American financial services organization. BMO Financial Group is the ninth largest financial institution in North America, with 1,600 branches, and a retail deposit base of approximately $180 billion.