Banking & Finance

Banks and financial services companies like Visa and PayPal
are investing in Miami-Dade County. Known as the financial capital of
Latin America, Miami-Dade has the largest concentration of domestic and international banks on the East Coast south of New York City.

Private banking, wealth management and trade finance are important components of the region's financial sector, attracting institutions from Europe, Latin America and Canada serving individual, family and business customers.  Miami-Dade’s domestic banking system also is thriving in keeping with the region's economic vitality.

Top Employers in Banking and Finance

  • Banco Santander International
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Citibank
  • Northern Trust Bank of Florida
  • Sabadell United Bank
  • SunTrust Bank
  • TD Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Select Regional and Latin American Headquarters

  • AXA Advisors' Florida/Caribbean Region
  • Brink's Global Services - Latin America
  • BUPA Latin America
  • Citigroup Latin America
  • Grant Thornton International
  • H.I.G. Capital Management
  • Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC
  • Itau Private Bank International
  • Paris RE Latin America
  • MasterCard Worldwide
  • Visa International, Latin America & Caribbean


Ernie Diaz, Regional President for Florida, TD Bank, discusses the vibrant financial sector. 

Featured Banking & Finance Content

Florida International University on behalf of the Florida International Bankers Association recently released a study on the Economic Impact of International Banking in Florida. The 2013 Report summarizes the findings of a survey of foreign and domestic international bank managers regarding current industry conditions. It also provides an outlook based on perceived threats and opportunities in an environment characterized by competitive pressures associated with new national-security-related financial record keeping, monitoring and reporting. Click here to download the study.

What Industry Leaders Are Saying

“South Florida’s strengths stem from its globally strategic geographical location, vibrant economy and cultural compatibility.”

Meet Mario J. Sacasa


Mario J. Sacasa is Senior Vice President of International Economic Development Programs for The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s Official Public-Private Economic Development Partnership..... View Bio