Financial Services

Both Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati have been named top 10 locations for headquarter operations. The Cincinnati region is home to seven Fortune 500 company headquarters and includes household names like Kroger Co. and Procter & Gamble are joined by insurance and banking stalwarts Fifth Third Bancorp, Western & Southern Financial Group, American Financial Group, Cincinnati Financial Corp. and business services provider Cintas Corp. Leaders in the financial services industry like Fidelity Investments, Citi, and Protective Life Corp. have chosen Northern Kentucky for the ability to operate at a low cost while retaining access to big city amenities, a talented workforce, robust IT, and data sectors.


  • Ideal for Talent: The Cincinnati region is the #1 best city in the nation for college graduates. (Source: SmartAsset 2021)
  • Education: The Cincinnati region is home to six universities with graduate and undergraduate business schools. Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics¬†offers degree programs in business informatics, computer science and communication, designed to enhance core skills in a digital and analytics-driven world. More than 500 students graduated in the most recent class and enrollment has increased 90% over the last five years.
  • Talent: Over 230,000 workers in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati are available in labor pools necessary for business success, including management, business and finance, IT, legal, sales and administrative functions. (Source: JobsEQ, 2020)

Major Companies in the Cincinnati Region – See them on a map

*Operations in Northern Kentucky

American Financial Group GreenSky Credit*
Barclaycard Huntington Bank*
Bottom Line Systems* Macy’s
Cincinnati Financial Corp. Ohio National Financial Services
Citi* Omega Technology*
Federal Reserve Bank Protective Life Corp.*
Fidelity Investments* VonLehman CPA & Advisory*
Fifth Third Bancorp Western & Southern Financial Group