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Fast Facts

As of March 31 2022, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$15.5trillion assets under custody/administration

$12.0trillion in assets under custody

$1.5trillion in assets under management

$173billion in banking assets

“Northern Trust revenue increased 9% in the first quarter of 2022 versus last year and generated a return on average common equity of 14.2%. The revenue growth compared to the prior year reflected a 10% increase in trust, investment and other servicing fees and a 12% increase in net interest income, driven by organic growth across our businesses and the benefits associated with rising short-term interest rates. Expense grew 8% compared to the prior year, reflecting growth and investment in our business, as well as inflationary pressures. This quarter’s performance resulted in positive fee and total operating leverage compared to the prior year. Our performance this quarter also reflected our continued focus on delivering exceptional service, product innovation and solutions to our clients, while delivering long-term value to all stakeholders by investing for future profitable growth.”


Recent Earnings and Trends

Q1 Earnings Report

First Quarter 2022 Earnings – Tuesday, April 26th at 8:00 a.m. (CT)

Q1 Trends Report

First Quarter 2022 Earnings – Tuesday, April 26th at 8:00 a.m. (CT)


Executive Biographies

Michael G. O'Grady

Michael G. O'Grady

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Steven L. Fradkin

Steven L. Fradkin

President, Wealth Management
Peter B. Cherecwich

Peter B. Cherecwich

President of Asset Servicing
Shundrawn A. Thomas

Shundrawn A. Thomas

President, Asset Management


Top Insights

Recent articles, multimedia or perspectives from our experts below. For information about a specific topic, see media contacts below.

Jim McDonald

U.S. small cap stocks, the Nasdaq composite index and some non-U.S. equity markets have slipped into bear market territory. Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald examines whether the volatility signals recession or an adjustment to higher rates and slowing growth.

Peter Yi

The Fed’s big rate hike last week triggers the question of whether the Fed’s inflation fight will cause a recession. Director of Short Duration Fixed Income Peter Yi, CFA, examines the Fed’s move and what may happen next.



Global Media Contacts

Doug Holt

Head of Global Corporate Communications

+1 (312) 557-1571

North America Media Contacts

John O'Connell

Asset Servicing Media Relations

+1 (312) 444-2388

Tom Pinto

Asset Management Media Relations
New York

+1 (212) 339-7288

EMEA & APAC Media Contacts

Camilla Greene

Head of Media Relations, EMEA & APAC

+44 (0) 20 7982 2176

Marcel Klebba

Media Relations, EMEA & APAC

+44 (0) 20 7982 1994

Learn More About Northern Trust

Our core principles — service, expertise and integrity — have remained constant for over 130 years, guiding Northern Trust's evolution from a new bank in the growing Chicago of 1889 to a multi-faceted global financial services provider.