With several of the 10 largest global banks by market share and market capitalization of over $100 billion, investment managers with portfolio’s exceeding $10 billion, and a range of small-to mid-sized banks, Downtown has established itself as one of the region’s largest financial centers.

Downtown’s banking and finance industry spans the full array of service providers, including prominent global banking and financial institutions, private equity and venture capital firms, regional and community banks, seed and angel investors, and credit unions.

As the bedrock of major consumer, business and government activities, the financial sector remains critical to the functioning of the Downtown economy. Capitalizing on the diversity of Downtown’s industries and our strength as the region’s largest concentration of skilled talent allows the financial sector to be a major catalyst for disruptive innovation and economic growth. Employing over 20,000 skilled professionals, Downtown’s financial institutions serve local, regional and global companies, provide access to capital and services to support and bolster the research and innovation, capital projects execution and the entrepreneurial growth that makes Downtown the regional leader it is.

Featured Companies

JPMorgan Chase

Wells Fargo

Fayez Sarofim & Co.

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management

Garcia Hamilton & Associates LP

The Mitchell Group Inc.

Houston Trust Co.

The Lorch Group

Holstead Gordon Leonard & Associates

The Reichek Gladstein Group

The Fox Group