List of banking families

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Philippine Welser, a member of the patrician Welser banking family, and the wife of Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria
Jakob Fugger, of the Fugger family
Johann Hinrich Gossler (1738–90), of the Berenberg-Gossler family

Banking families are families which have been involved in banking for multiple generations, in the modern era generally as owners or co-owners of banks, often named for their families. Banking families have been important in the history of banking, especially before the 20th century.



Bindo Altoviti, famous patron of the arts, papal banker and grandnephew of Pope Innocent VIII
Family Companies Place of origin Principal
countries of residence
Altoviti Florence Republic of Florence
Bardi Compagnia dei Bardi Florence Republic of Florence
Baring Barings Bank, Baring Vostok Capital Partners Bremen Germany, UK
Berenberg-Gossler-Seyler Berenberg Bank Antwerp Belgium, Germany
Bordier Bordier & Cie Geneva Switzerland
Botín Banco Santander Santander Spain
Cerchi Valdarno, Tuscany Republic of Florence
Chigi Banco Chigi Siena Republic of Siena
Clifford Clifford, Herefordshire UK, The Netherlands
Coutts Coutts & Co London UK
Fugger Augsburg Germany
Goldman–Sachs Goldman Sachs New York USA
Gondi Florence Republic of Florence
Hoare C. Hoare & Co London UK
Hope Hope & Co. Amsterdam Netherlands
Hottinger Hottinger Group Paris France, Switzerland, UK
Hochstetter Höchstädt Germany
Oppenheim Sal. Oppenheim, Deutsche Bank Cologne Germany
Medici Florence Republic of Florence
Mellon Bank of New York Mellon Pittsburgh, PA USA
Metzler Metzler Bank Frankfurt Germany
Morgan Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan Chase New York USA
Peruzzi Florence Republic of Florence
Rockefeller Rockefeller Financial Services (Rockefeller & Co), J.P. Morgan Chase Cleveland, OH, New York, NY USA
Rothschild N M Rothschild & Sons, RIT Capital Partners, Rothschild & Co, Edmond de Rothschild Group Frankfurt Germany
Salviati Florence Republic of Florence
Scali Florence Republic of Florence
Schröder Schroders Hamburg Germany
Smith Smith's Bank Nottingham UK
Solaro Asti Italy
Strozzi Florence Republic of Florence
Van De Put Van De Put & Co Private Bankers Anvers Belgium
Van Lanschot F. van Lanschot Bankiers Zundert Netherlands
Wallenberg Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Investor Linköping Sweden
Warburg M. M. Warburg & Co., Warburg Pincus, UBS Hamburg Germany
Welser Augsburg Germany