As of 2015, the best bank in the United States is the Signature Bank, as reported by Forbes. Signature Bank enjoyed a streak of 20 straight quarters in which they have accomplished record earnings. Over the last 12 months, its return of average equity has been 13.8 percent.
Signature Bank is a full-service commercial bank founded in 2001. Over the years, it has accrued around $26 billion in assets and established 27 private client offices in New York. The bank focuses on privately owned businesses that have at least $20 million worth of revenue. During 2014, Signature Bank posted a growth of 21 percent while having only 0.1 percent of non-performing assets.