Our Story

Over 236 years of delivering financial solutions for the world.



A Truly Unique Perspective

With global scale, deep knowledge and advanced technology, we have a view into $37.3 trillion of assets* and one of the largest data sets in the financial world, giving us a truly unique perspective.

*As of June 30, 2020

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Company Profile

We are invested in helping individuals and institutions invest, transact and conduct business around the world.

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BNY Mellon is an investments company. We provide investment management, investment services and wealth management that help institutions and individuals succeed in markets all over the world.

* All figures as of June 30, 2020

Established 1784
Founder Alexander Hamilton
Headquarters 240 Greenwich Street
Ticker Symbol BK
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Investor Relations

We are a global leader in providing a comprehensive array of services that enable institutions and individuals to service and manage their financial assets.

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BNY Mellon At A Glance

Learn more about us through BNY Mellon’s quarterly report of key financial data as well our global business news and insights.

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Our Legacy

From the legacy of our founder, Alexander Hamilton, to how we are Invested today, our story is made up of a history of firsts.

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Pioneering Progress

We have evolved in many ways since our founding in 1784, but our commitment to the true innovative spirit of our founder, Alexander Hamilton, remains the same. It’s the driving force behind our legacy of firsts and what continues to push us forward into the future.

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Our Timeline

Imbued with more than 236 years of history and an innovative legacy, BNY Mellon continues to help shape the future of financial services.

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Charting Progress Over Time

Explore highlights of how BNY Mellon has been an innovator over time, illustrated through artifacts and documents from our archive and the New-York Historical Society’s collection.

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Awards and Recognitions

BNY Mellon strives to make a positive impact in the world directly through peoples’ lives. Our efforts have been recognized by media, professional organizations and community groups from around the world.

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Global Locations

With a dedicated business presence on six continents and in 35 countries, BNY Mellon delivers global scale at the local level.

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Our People

At BNY Mellon, we believe each of us has the power to improve lives through investing. That’s why our best investment is the one we make in our people.

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Our World

At BNY Mellon, being invested in the world means using our expertise, skills and resources to help bring positive change in society and for the environment.

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Our Future

We’re Invested in embracing the future. Our innovative spirit continues to drive change, helping us transform the global financial markets.

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