Some of the more popular banks in New York City include J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citibank, PNC Bank and Bank of New York Mellon, according to Crain's New York Business. These banks form the top six largest commercial banks, as of April 2015.
They offer commercial and industrial loans, consumer banking services and various types of real estate loans. For the average consumer, Bank of America is convenient for its many branches and ATM's. Chase rates high for offering many free services such as debit cards, Quickpay and reward programs. Wells Fargo's online banking rates high with customers.