J.P. Morgan at a Glance


  • “Great culture and colleagues—working with very smart, driven, motivated people”
  • “Career development opportunities are truly unlimited”
  • “Competitive compensation”


  • “Work/life balance”
  • “Sometimes the processes to accomplish projects can be slow because it’s a big company”
  • “High expectations—the work is demanding”

The Buzz

  • “Cream of the crop”
  • “Good brand but relies on balance sheet instead of analysis”
  • “Great bank—highly respected with exceptional culture”
  • “Overrated; more of a lender than an investment bank”

About J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan provides asset management, investment banking, treasury and securities services, private banking, and commercial banking services to some of the world's largest clients. J.P. Morgan is headquartered in New York, and has international offices in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sao Paolo, and Mumbai, among others.

J.P. Morgan is part of New York-based JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial services firm with $2.4 trillion in assets and approximately 240,000 employees. JPMorgan Chase also provides consumers and small business with a range of financial services and products. J.P. Morgan's storied history, which includes several mergers, dates to 1799, when the New York State Legislature chartered The Manhattan Company to supply "pure and wholesome" water to the citizens of New York City. J.P. Morgan also has European roots. When J. Pierpont Morgan established J.P. Morgan & Co. in New York in 1871, the bank initially served as a New York sales and distribution office for his father's firm, J.S. Morgan & Co., an underwriter of European securities.

In 2000, the Chase Manhattan Bank merged with J.P. Morgan & Co. In 2004, Bank One and JPMorgan Chase joined forces, with the CEO of Bank One, Jamie Dimon, taking over the combined firm's reins. More recently, in 2008, JPMorgan Chase famously picked up its ailing competitor Bear Stearns. Although the firm weathered the financial crisis better than most of its peers, a 2012 trading loss in excess of $5 billion tarnished the firm's relatively clean record. Still, the firm is the top underwriter of global debt and equity underwriting volume on Wall Street, and one of the leading investment banks when it comes to global M&A deal volume.

J.P. Morgan

270 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 270-6000
Fax: (212) 270-1648
Vault ID: 309


  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: JPM
  • Stock Exchange: NYSE
  • CEO, J.P. Morgan Chase: James Dimon
  • 2015 Employees: 240,000

Major Office Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Boston, MA
  • New York, NY
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Rome, Italy
  • Tokyo, Japan
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