+++ Ranked by assets on Dec. 31

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Asset Total Assets: Dec. 31

Rank ($ millions) 1998

1 Citigroup, New York $667,400

2 BankAmerica Corp., Charlotte 617,679

3 Chase Manhattan Corp., New York 365,875

4 Bank One Corp., Chicago 261,496

5 J.P. Morgan & Co., New York 261,067

6 First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C. 237,363

7 Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco 202,475

8 Bankers Trust New York Corp. 133,115

9 Fleet Financial Group, Boston 104,382

10 SunTrust Banks Inc., Atlanta 93,170

11 National City Corp., Cleveland 88,246

12 KeyCorp, Cleveland 80,020

13 PNC Bank Corp., Pittsburgh 77,207

14 U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis 76,438

15 BankBoston Corp., Boston 73,513

16 Wachovia Corp., Winston-Salem, N.C. 64,123

17 Bank of New York Co. 63,579

18 Mellon Bank Corp., Pittsburgh 50,777

19 Republic New York Corp. 50,424

20 State Street Corp., Boston 47,081

21 Firstar Corp., Milwaukee 38,476

22 SouthTrust Corp., Birmingham, Ala. 38,134

23 Regions Financial Corp., Birmingham, A 36,832

24 Comerica Inc., Detroit 36,601

25 Mercantile Bancorp., St. Louis 35,800

26 BB&T Corp., Winston-Salem, N.C. 34,427

27 HSBC Americas Inc., Buffalo (1) 33,944

28 Summit Bancorp, Princeton, N.J. 33,101

29 Union Bank of California, San Francisc 32,276

30 Union Planters Corp., Memphis 31,692

31 LaSalle National Corp., Chicago (1) 28,983

32 Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati 28,922

33 Huntington Bancshares, Columbus, Ohio 28,296

34 Northern Trust Corp., Chicago 27,870

35 MBNA Corp., Wilmington, Del. 25,806

36 Harris Bankcorp, Chicago (1) 25,112

37 Popular Inc., Hato Rey-San Juan, P.R. 23,205

38 First Security Corp., Salt Lake City, 21,768

39 Marshall & Ilsley Corp., Milwaukee 21,566

40 First American Corp., Nashville, Tenn. 20,732

41 M& T Bank Corp., Buffalo 20,584

42 AmSouth Bancorp., Birmingham, Ala. 19,902

43 First Tennessee National Corp., Memphi 18,734

44 Citizens Financial Group, Providence, 18,422

45 First Maryland Bancorp, Baltimore (1) 18,294

46 Compass Bancshares Inc., Birmingham, A 17,289

47 Zions Bancorp, Salt Lake City, Utah 16,663

48 Old Kent Financial Corp., Grand Rapids 16,589

49 BancWest Corp., Honolulu 15,050

50 Pacific Century Financial Corp., Honol 15,017

Total Assets for Top 50 $4,395,518

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Top 50 U.S. Banking Companies

Ranked by assets on Dec. 31

Asset Total Assets: Dec. 31

Rank ($ millions) 1997

1 Citigroup, New York $697,400

2 BankAmerica Corp., Charlotte 570,983

3 Chase Manhattan Corp., New York 365,521

4 Bank One Corp., Chicago 239,372

5 J.P. Morgan & Co., New York 262,159

6 First Union Corp., Charlotte, N. 205,735

7 Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco 185,685

8 Bankers Trust New York Corp. 140,102

9 Fleet Financial Group, Boston 91,047

10 SunTrust Banks Inc., Atlanta 82,841

11 National City Corp., Cleveland 75,779

12 KeyCorp, Cleveland 73,699

13 PNC Bank Corp., Pittsburgh 75,120

14 U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis 71,295

15 BankBoston Corp., Boston 69,268

16 Wachovia Corp., Winston-Salem, N 65,397

17 Bank of New York Co. 59,961

18 Mellon Bank Corp., Pittsburgh 44,892

19 Republic New York Corp. 55,638

20 State Street Corp., Boston 37,975

21 Firstar Corp., Milwaukee 32,860

22 SouthTrust Corp., Birmingham, Al 30,906

23 Regions Financial Corp., Birming 31,414

24 Comerica Inc., Detroit 36,292

25 Mercantile Bancorp., St. Louis 33,332

26 BB&T Corp., Winston-Salem, N.C. 31,290

27 HSBC Americas Inc., Buffalo (1) 31,518

28 Summit Bancorp, Princeton, N.J. 29,964

29 Union Bank of California, San Fr 30,585

30 Union Planters Corp., Memphis 29,975

31 LaSalle National Corp., Chicago 24,876

32 Fifth Third Bancorp, Cincinnati 27,711

33 Huntington Bancshares, Columbus, 25,430

34 Northern Trust Corp., Chicago 25,315

35 MBNA Corp., Wilmington, Del. 21,306

36 Harris Bankcorp, Chicago (1) 22,224

37 Popular Inc., Hato Rey-San Juan, 19,301

38 First Security Corp., Salt Lake 18,152

39 Marshall & Ilsley Corp., Milwauk 20,502

40 First American Corp., Nashville, 18,791

41 M& T Bank Corp., Buffalo 19,323

42 AmSouth Bancorp., Birmingham, Al 18,622

43 First Tennessee National Corp., 14,388

44 Citizens Financial Group, Provid 16,791

45 First Maryland Bancorp, Baltimor 17,792

46 Compass Bancshares Inc., Birming 14,901

47 Zions Bancorp, Salt Lake City, U 10,869

48 Old Kent Financial Corp., Grand 15,707

49 BancWest Corp., Honolulu 13,693

50 Pacific Century Financial Corp., 14,996

Total Assets for Top 50 $4,168,694 ===

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