Founded in 1884, Glarner Kantonalbank is a universal bank, providing retail and corporate banking products mainly to the canton residents (natural persons and legal entities). Traditionally for cantonal banks, Glarner Kantonalbank is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Like most of the cantonal banks, Glarner Kantonalbank has full state guarantee of its liabilities.
Glarner Kantonalbank is the 52nd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 5 981,63 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.19%. Glarner Kantonalbank is the 19th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 1.00% amongst the banks of this category. In 2018 the bank's annual profit was 21,94 mln CHF. Glarner Kantonalbank had 167 employees in 2015.
Glarner Kantonalbank participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to credit balances made by private individuals (Swiss and foreign), legal entities (Swiss and foreign) and covers up to up to 100,000 CHF per bank per depositor. Glarner Kantonalbank is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance and makes its contributions into it.
Glarner Kantonalbank is headquartered in Glarus.