The Richmond Region’s Finance and Insurance companies are engaged in banking, brokerage and investment banking, specialty finance and insurance. The region is a proven and successful location for firms in all of these fields and is a regional banking center and home to the Fifth District Federal Reserve.

Industry leaders in this cluster include Capital One (credit cards); the headquarters of Atlantic Union Bank (banking); Genworth Financial, Anthem and Markel (insurance); Davenport and Company (brokerage and financial advisors), Ewing Bemiss & Co., and Matrix Capital Markets Group (investment banking).

Subcategories of this cluster include:

  • Banking & Securities
  • Insurance

Representative Companies

Richmond Firsts

Maggie L. Walker, daughter of a former slave, organized St. Luke’s Penny Savings Bank in Richmond in 1903.