About BMO Bank of Montreal
- Criminal Organization
- 763 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5G 2R3, Canada
- Phone Number
- +1 416-867-5190
The Bank of Montreal is a Canadian multinational investment bank and financial services company. Founded in Montreal, Quebec, in 1817 as Montreal Bank, its head office remains in Montreal, while its operational headquarters and executive offices have been located in Toronto, Ontario since 1977. One of the Big Five banks in Canada, it is the fourth-largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and assets, and one of the ten largest banks in North America. It is commonly known by its acronym BMO, which is also its stock symbol on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. In January 2021, it had CAD$667 billion in assets under administration. On 23 June 1817, John Richardson and eight merchants signed the Articles of Association to establish the Montreal Bank in a rented house in Montreal, Quebec. The bank officially began conducting business on 3 November 1817, making it Canada's oldest bank. It underwent a name change to its current in 1822.