WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The BB&T Small Business and Middle Market banking groups have won 14 Greenwich Excellence Awards from Greenwich Associates, a leading provider of global market intelligence and advisory services to the financial services industry. The 14 awards include 12 in national categories and two regional awards. Since 2009, BB&T has earned 157 Greenwich Excellence Awards, more than any other bank with assets exceeding $50 billion. The awards are based on interviews with more than 28,000 U.S. small businesses and middle market companies. Of more than 600 banks evaluated, only 30 received Greenwich Excellence Awards in small business and 37 in the middle market.
"The small business and middle market banking segments remain a top priority for BB&T," said David Weaver, president, BB&T community banking. "These awards are especially meaningful to us because it's recognition from our clients and reflects our commitment to the client-focused strategy we provide through our community banking network."
Among the 14 awards, BB&T received honors in "customer service" in cash management for small business and middle market companies in the national category.
Greenwich Excellence Awards are determined by banks' performance in Greenwich Associates annual U.S. Small Business and Middle Market Banking Research Study, in which decision makers from small businesses with $1 to 10 million in annual sales and middle market businesses with $10 to $500 million in annual sales name the banks they use and rate them in more than 10 banking and cash management categories. Recognition is based on statistical differentiation at a 95-percent confidence level.
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $219.3 billion in assets and market capitalization of $38.1 billion as of Dec. 31, 2016. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 2,196 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. BB&T also has been named one of the World's Strongest Banks by Bloomberg Markets magazine, one of the top three in the U.S. and in the top 15 globally. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.
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SOURCE BB&T Corporation