The United States
Santander entered the retail and commercial banking business in the US in 2010 with the acquisition of Sovereign and in October 2013 Sovereign was rebranded as Santander. Boston-based Santander US is present in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. It serves 1.7 million customers in retail and commercial banking through a network of 718 branches. Santander’s business in the United States also includes the consumer finance unit, Santander Consumer USA, the global wholesale banking office in New York, the Miami-based private banking business Santander Private Banking and Santander Puerto Rico.