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SunTrust Wins Greenwich Excellence Award for Investment Ideas and Advice

Mar 17, 2016

ATLANTA, March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) has been awarded an Excellence Award in wealth management and personal investment services by Greenwich Associates. Recognized in the Investment Ideas/Advice category, SunTrust is one of 11 financial institutions to be recognized among the more than 150 that were evaluated.

"Wealth management is a competitive industry with many companies promoting their investment expertise," said Joe Thompson, head of SunTrust Private Wealth Management. "Earning recognition for the ideas and advice we provide our clients speaks to our team's ability to understand our clients' needs, develop a plan that is tailored to their situation and help them achieve their goals. As a purpose-driven company, SunTrust is dedicated to helping clients build financial confidence."

The wealth management and personal investment services Excellence Awards are based on interviews conducted with 8,000 business owners and executives across the U.S. The recognition follows SunTrust launching onUp, a national movement to inspire Americans to build financial confidence.

About SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a purpose-driven company dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for the people, businesses and communities it serves. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company has three business segments: Wholesale Banking, Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, and Mortgage. Its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states, along with 24-hour digital access. Certain business lines serve consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients nationally. As of December 31, 2015, SunTrust had total assets of $191 billion and total deposits of $150 billion. The company provides deposit, credit, trust, investment, mortgage, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust leads onUp, a national movement inspiring Americans to build financial confidence. Join the movement at onUp.com.

Joseph Thompson, CEO, SunTrust Investment Services, Inc.

Investment and Insurance Products:                            
•Are not FDIC or any other Government Agency Insured •Are not Bank Guaranteed •May Lose Value

SunTrust Private Wealth Management is a marketing name used by SunTrust Bank, SunTrust Banks Trust Company (Cayman) Limited, SunTrust Delaware Trust Company and SunTrust Investment Services, Inc., which are affiliates of SunTrust Banks, Inc. Banking and trust products and services, including investment management  products and services, are provided by SunTrust Bank and its affiliates. Securities, insurance (including annuities) and investment advisory products and services are offered by SunTrust Investment Services, Inc., an SEC registered investment adviser and broker-dealer, member FINRA, SIPC, and a licensed insurance agency. 

SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.

For further information: Brian Boudreaux, (404) 813-0881


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