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More than 130 years of custom financial solutions powered by service, expertise and integrity


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The Northern Trust Institute

Explore wealth strategies that are informed by research, grounded in real-world outcomes and tailored to you.

Our unique technological capabilities, multi-faceted investment strategies and culture of integrity shape our position as a leading financial services provider.

Northern Trust is a preeminent global financial institution that provides asset servicing, investment management and wealth management services for institutions, high-net-worth individuals and families. For more than 130 years, our success has been anchored in one purpose: to serve as our clients’ most trusted financial partner, guarding and growing their assets as though they are our own. Today, we are more than 23,000 employees strong around the globe, and manage more than $1.3 trillion in assets (as of March 31, 2023) for our clients.

We earn their trust by staying true to our steadfast fiduciary heritage and providing differentiated, exceptional service tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our market-leading technological capabilities allow us to deliver the highest level of service to our clients with speed and precision.

Asset Servicing

Our Asset Servicing business is responding to the growing complexity of our clients’ needs with patented technology and customized financial solutions. Services provided include trust, custody, treasury, banking, and analytical/reporting solutions.


Ranging from regulatory and reporting compliance to complex alternative investment strategies, our solutions can help you stay aligned with the changing alternative investment landscape.

Our tailored services can help you meet the changing demands for operational efficiency, data governance, risk management, cost control and business growth.

Enhance the efficiency of your investment portfolio through our advanced technology, transparent trading, quality execution and optimized liquidity solutions.



Investment Management

We are one of the world's largest asset managers, with approximately $1 trillion in assets under management. We construct innovative and efficient investment strategies that appropriately compensate investors for risk. Our services include mutual funds, ETFs, multi-asset solutions, retirement plan solutions and outsourced investment solutions.


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Manage risk purposefully for better investment outcomes with our effective multi-asset investment strategies.

Our wide spectrum of sustainable approaches range from exclusionary to integration and thematic investing.

Our liquidity strategies—including operational, reserve and longer-term, strategic uses of cash—can be used to manage your liquid assets in accordance with your spectrum of investment needs.



Wealth Management

As a market leader in wealth management services for high-net-worth individuals and families, we offer a full array of comprehensive solutions including financial planning, private banking, trust & estate services, philanthropy and family office services. Northern Trust has advised clients across generations and economic cycles, including the Great Depression, World War II and the 2008 financial crisis. With unmatched expertise and a culture built on client service, Northern Trust consistently ranks as one of the strongest global financial institutions in terms of financial strength and stability.


Whether your needs are personal or corporate, our deposit and lending solutions are fully integrated with your broader financial plan. This service is offered in the United States.

With knowledge and experience informed by their work with many of the most successful families in the world, our experts bring you a unique perspective and deep understanding of trusts and estates .This service is offered in the United States.

Our enterprise-wide global resources and cutting-edge technology power our comprehensive services for your family office, including advice-driven wealth management, investment management, banking and asset administration solutions.



Insights & Research

Give your goals momentum with the latest insights from our asset servicing, investment management and wealth management experts.


Use the latest fintech insights to propel your financial decisions.

Gain perspective and find ways to optimize your wealth plan through strategies covering taxes, wealth transfer, retirement plans and more.

Stay abreast of how markets are reacting to the latest headlines, and be prepared for what’s up next.


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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.