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ADV Ratings recently ranked the top U.S. banks by asset size. It noted that the U.S. banking system comprises some 5,400 commercial banks and lending institutions with $10 trillion in loans, $13 trillion in domestic deposits and upward of $18 trillion in total assets.
The three U.S.-based wirehouse firms each employ thousands of financial advisors. Bank of America has the largest advisor force, in its Merrill Lynch unit, at 17,888 as of June 30.
JPMorgan Chase has about 4,000 wealth management advisors and 2,869 private-bank advisors.
See the gallery for the 10 largest U.S. banks, ranked by assets as of June 30.
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