The Bank of Montreal (French: Banque de Montréal pronounced: [b?~k d? m?~?eal]), operating as BMO Financial Group and commonly shortened to BMO (/'bi?mo?/), is one of the Big Five banks in Canada. It is the fourth-largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and based on assets, and among the ten largest banks in North America. On June 23, 1817, John Richardson and eight merchants signed the Articles of Association to establish the Bank of Montreal in a rented house in Montreal, Quebec. The bank officially began conducting business on November 3, 1817, making it Canadas oldest bank. BMOs Institution Number (or bank number) is 001. In Canada, the bank operates as BMO Bank of Montreal and has more than 900 branches, serving over seven million customers. The company also has substantial operations in the Chicago area and elsewhere in the United States, where it operates as BMO Harris Bank. BMO Capital Markets is BMOs investment and corporate banking division, while the wealth management division is branded as BMO Nesbitt Burns. The company is ranked at number 131 on the Forbes Global 2000 list.
Highest paying job titles at Bank of Montreal include Wealth Management Advisor, Portfolio Manager, and Regional Sales Director