Jacksonville was known as the banking headquarters of Florida for much of the 20th century, with three major bank headquarters Downtown.
According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s database, there have been 72 banks with a main office in Jacksonville. But since 1978, 70 of those “main” offices have closed.
The only remaining banks headquartered in Jacksonville are TIAA and Florida Capital Bank.
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