Quick facts about Desjardins

Quick facts about Desjardins

Desjardins, the leading financial cooperative in North America

It's all about people

  • 7.5 million members and clients
  • 48,930 employees
  • 2,546 directors
  • Ranked among the top 100 employers in Canada and the world by Forbes
  • 1st caisse founded in 1900 by Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins
  • 1 Youth Advisory Board with 12 young members ages 18–35

Desjardins is the financial institution with the largest regional presence in Quebec and is well established in Ontario.

Presence of Desjardins in Quebec and Ontario

  • 219 caisses
  • 851 points of service
  • 73 Desjardins Business centres
  • 1,687 ATMs, the largest network in Quebec

Services across Canada and around the world

  • Only financial institution established in 183 towns and villages
  • Business entities and units offering a full range of financial and insurance services in Canada
  • Active in some 30 developing and emerging countries through Développement international Desjardins
  • Pioneer and leader in online and mobile banking services in Quebec

Business sectors

  • Personal and business services
  • Wealth management and life and health insurance
  • Property and casualty insurance


$362 billion in total assets

$2,419 millionin surplus earnings after taxes and before member dividends

21.9% tier 1A capital ratio

$445 millionreturned to members and the community

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Data as at December 31, 2020, unless otherwise indicated.