M&T Bank Corporation history, profile and corporate video

   M&T Bank Corporation is an American bank holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York. It was founded in 1856 as “Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company” in Western New York.

   Until May 1998, it was named as First Empire State Corporation.

   Between 1987 and 2009, M&T Bank acquired over 20 financial institutions.

   In May 2011, M&T acquired Wilmington Trust, which is currently a provider of international corporate and institutional services, investment management, and private banking.

   The company operates through the following business segments: personal, business, and commercial.


   The personal segment provides checking, borrowing, credit cards, savings, investments, insurance.


   The business segment involves business checking, cash management, business financing, business credit cards, digital banking, merchant services.


   The commercial segment includes corporate cards, financing solutions, treasury management, merchant services, international banking, investment banking.

   With over 17 000 employees and more than 780 branches, M&T Bank is a Fortune 500 company. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world and one of America’s Best Banks.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and ”www3.mtb.com”.

**Video published on YouTube by “M&T Bank“.