Samuel Osgood was the first to oversee the fledgling institution when it was founded to help the U.S. cover debts after the War of 1812.
Osgood was followed by William Few as the president of the City Bank of New York, which is known today as Citigroup.
The men who followed him led the bank through major innovations from its experimentation with rudimentary ATMs in 1939 through its 1998 merger with Travelers Group.
The bank is still recovering from the 2008 financial crisis that nearly led to its collapse.
Here's a look at some of the faces of the company's chief executives.