Founded in 1893, Popular, Inc. [Nasdaq:BPOP] is the leading banking institution by both assets and deposits in Puerto Rico and ranks 36th by assets among U.S. bank holding companies.
A subsidiary of Popular, Inc., Banco Popular de Puerto Rico is the leading financial institution in Puerto Rico with $29 billion in assets. Banco Popular provides financial services to approximately 1.4 million individual and business clients. Banco Popular also offers the most extensive and complete distribution network in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, with 193 branches, 637 ATMs, a 24/7 call center (TeleBanco Popular) and advanced online banking at www.bancopopular.com.
In the United States, Popular has established a community-banking franchise through Banco Popular North America. For fifty years, Banco Popular North America has served the diverse needs of both individual and business customers. Today it delivers financial services across 96 branches in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida and California and through its online banking platform,www.mypopularbanking.com. Banco Popular was recently rebranded in Chicago as POPULAR COMMUNITY BANK. This initiative seeks to expand the customer base in the region. In 2010, Banco Popular added access to 33,000 surcharge-free ATMs through Allpoint® Network, located in leading national and local merchant locations.