ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) today announced that it has become a founding partner of the new home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC in 2017. The agreement extends SunTrust's long-standing relationship with the organization covering more than 10 years.
As one of 14 founding partners, SunTrust will continue to serve as the official bank of the Atlanta Falcons and will also be the title sponsor of one of the premiere field level Clubs at the new stadium.
"Our great partnership with the Falcons organization and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has been particularly rewarding over the years, providing positive exposure for SunTrust and the opportunity to work together in the community," said Bill Rogers, chairman and CEO of SunTrust. "This enhancement of our relationship in the new stadium will provide us a bigger platform to promote our purpose of lighting the way to financial well-being."
"We're looking forward to continuing our partnership with SunTrust in the new Atlanta Stadium," said Rich McKay, president and CEO of the Atlanta Falcons. "We've enjoyed a long-term banking partnership with SunTrust and value our strong relationship and shared commitment to the community."
About SunTrust Banks, Inc.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., one of the nation's largest financial services organizations, is dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for its clients and communities. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company serves a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of June 30, 2015, SunTrust had total assets of $188.9 billion and total deposits of $144.9 billion. Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through its various subsidiaries, the company provides mortgage banking, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust's Internet address is suntrust.com.
About New Atlanta Stadium
The new home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC will open in spring 2017. The stadium will feature flexible capacity that can expand to up to 83,000 seats; a retractable roof structure inspired by the oculus in the ancient Rome Pantheon; views of the Atlanta skyline; a 360-degree HD video halo board that, at nearly six-stories tall and 1,100 linear feet in diameter, will be the largest in the NFL and the world; an exterior fan plaza that will provide fans with pre- and post-game entertainment; and a technology lounge offering a unique game-day experience full of media content and full game-day immersion.
SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.