We are building a stronger community — together.

Our purpose is to understand the individuals and the businesses in our neighborhood, so we can create the right opportunities for the people we serve.

Committed to making our community better.

Giving back to our communities.

We support local organizations by volunteering our time, reinvesting in our community and showcasing our local business customers with our Spotlight Shop.

Invested in driving change.

Adapting to the needs of our neighbors means finding new solutions for lending, offering Multicultural Banking and sharing the Research & Insights we learn along the way. 

Empowering our people.

We encourage diversity, equity and inclusion with our suppliers and our employees. We are always looking for people to grow their careers and future with M&T. 

our purpose

Making a difference in people's lives.

Great companies have an enduring sense of purpose. We're driven to help, encourage and enable our customers and communities to thrive. Founded in 1856, we care deeply about those we serve. By asset size, we are a top 20 full-service US-based commercial bank, with a long history of community focused banking.

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Working with integrity. 

During our 165-year history, we evolved with the needs of our locations, and are guided by a leadership team that holds us accountable.

Caring for our environment. 

Sustainability means committing to new ways to leave the world better than we found it. We continue to learn, and share next steps in our ESG Report.

A bank for communities.
A bank where you belong.

Being committed to the people we serve means being upfront with the steps we are taking to serve the unique needs of our customers.
  • We offer straightforward products that are easy to understand.
  • Our philosophy is based on customer experience not price.
  • We work with local businesses to offer responsible lending options. 
  • We are thoughtful and transparent with our shareholders' capital.
  • We listen and work together to provide solutions to meet your needs.