Citibank, N. A. (N. A. stands for "National Association") is the primary U.S. banking subsidiary of financial services multinational Citigroup.[1] Citibank was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, and later became First National City Bank of New York.[2] The bank has 2,649 branches in 19 countries, including 723 branches in the United States and 1,494 branches in Mexico operated by its subsidiary Banamex.[citation needed] The U.S. branches are concentrated in six metropolitan areas: New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Miami.[3]

Citibank, N. A.
TypeSubsidiary of Citigroup
IndustryFinancial services
FoundedJune 16, 1812; 210 years ago (1812-06-16) (as City Bank of New York)
HeadquartersNew York, New York
Key people
Barbara Desoer
Sunil Garg
ProductsCredit cards
Personal loans
Commercial banking
Lines of credit

It was founded as City Bank of New York and became National City Bank of New York. It has had an important role in war bonds. It has had a role in international events including the U.S. invasion of Haiti.

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