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Transforming ideas into action

Guided by our founding principles of service, expertise and integrity, we are passionate experts from around the globe who turn ideas into action to help the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions achieve their goals.

What We Do

Transforming ideas into action

Guided by our founding principles of service, expertise and integrity, we are passionate experts from around the globe who turn ideas into action to help the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions achieve their goals.

Northern Trust Principles That Endure®

World’s Most Admired Company

Fortune Magazine, February 1, 2023

$1.4 Trillion Assets Under Management

as of December 31, 2023

130+ Years

of service to our clients

Learn about our recent earnings and trends, read timely financial news and find our latest reports.

 

Benchmarks of long-term financial success and paths to improved opportunity become more accessible when essential human needs are met. In support of those paths, Northern Trust focuses our resources, capabilities and business expertise on four key areas of fundamental impact that enrich our communities and the lives of everyone in them: food, housing, healthcare and education.

 

Since 1889, when our founder Byron Smith built Northern Trust on our enduring principles, we have shown time and again that we exist to serve not only clients, but also the community at large.

Headquartered in our founding city of Chicago, Ill., we employ more than 23,000 individuals with diverse backgrounds in more than 20 locations around the world. Find us.

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