SunTrust Bank


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404-479-2344
303 Peachtreet Street, Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30308

SunTrust Bank is a large bank that offers a wide range of personal and business banking products and services. The bank also provides commercial and small business financing solutions, as well as wealth management services for institutional and individual investors.

SunTrust’s personal banking side offers deposit accounts, retirement products, and home equity lines to meet its customers’ needs. The bank’s checking account options all come with monthly fees that can be waived through meeting certain requirements. A specialty checking account option is also available and offers discounted insufficient funds fees and automatic overdraft prevention. Savings and money market account options also come with monthly maintenance fees that can be waived by meeting certain requirements. Both types of accounts offer higher interest rates as account balances meet higher thresholds. Certificates of deposit (CDs) and flexible CDs are available in term lengths from 7 days to 10 years. SunTrust has been recognized by DepositAccounts in the past for its CD offerings.

SunTrust online banking provide consumers with access to their accounts via a sophisticated web-based system. Bill Pay, online statements, fund transfers, and mobile banking apps are all features of the Internet platform and make it easy and convenient to accomplish various account management tasks. The bank has also released a secure mobile app that allows customers to access to their accounts via smartphone or tablet device.

SunTrust was originally established as the Trust Company of Georgia in 1891. Over a hundred years later it changed its name to SunTrust and maintained its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, where they remain to this day. SunTrust serves its customers through numerous branches across the Southeast and Atlantic regions.

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happy customer for years

I have had a checking account with suntrust bank for over 15 years.I have been very happy with them and remained loyal ever since then.I use to bank with another bank and every time i would have a check that was not covered i had overdrafts that were plaguing me.I started an account with suntrust and it was not long that i got enrolled in an overdraft protection plan they offer.The banker lady told me that i should apply for it and if approved that it would help me in times like that.I really liked the fact that the bank is only a few miles from my house as well.I use to get a paper check at my old job and could not get to the bank till 5 in the evening which is when they closed but the guy at that bank knew i would be there every thursday then and he would make sure i got my deposit in before closing up.Talk about service now that was service and i very much appreciated it.

Ridiculous

I have been with SunTrust since 2013. Today I logged into my savings account and saw an "Excessive withdrawal fee" Are you kidding me? They charged me $6.00 for that. I work hard for MY money they have no right to tell me how many times I can withdraw or charge me a fee. I called and had it refunded and they were nice about it but its still ridiculous. What is happening in corporate America these days?

Not Worth The Hassle; Choose A Different Bank

The customer service has really gotten worse over the years. For one, filing disputes is very difficult as the claims team fails to communicate with the customer about the claim. I've had this issue twice with Suntrust. Secondly, most branches are only open from 9 am to 4 pm. This is inconvenient for most working people. Thirdly, I've banked at places with lower fees. Fourth, the website and app are frequently down. The college I attended had a Suntrust account on campus which made it convenient at the time. So I signed up and stayed loyal years after graduating. However, I have finally decided to close my account with them because there are many better options out there. Save yourself the hassle and go with a better bank.

SUNTRUST IS A DISGRACE TO THE BANKING INDUSTRY!

Posted by: RVA0515 | Jul 11, 2019

I am a brand new customer and almost immediately they messed up my account and when they finally fixed the ridiculous overdraft fees DUE TO THEIR ERRORS, they closed my checking account without my knowledge and moved my balance to savings and allowed the EXACT same overdraft error to happen, only this time to my savings account! They are just a bunch of idiotic thieves who care NOTHING about treating their customers with any reapect! Don't bother calling customer service or visiting a branch for help, you'll just be even more furious and still left with a huge mess! If I could give them zero stars I would! Adios SunTrust, you guys are absolutely the architects of your own destruction and when you go out of business, you have only yourselves to blame for your greedy and horrendous business practices!

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FDIC Certificate #867
Year Established1891
Employees21145
Primary RegulatorFED
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.18%
Return on Equity - YTD10.11%
Annual Interest Income$1.98B
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$214B$200B
LoansQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$155.3B$143.5B
DepositsQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$164.3B$165.1B
Equity CapitalQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$25.02B$23.96B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$1.64B$1.69B
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$614.7MM$717.5MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2019vs Q1 2018$81.1MM$78.7MM
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SunTrust Bank Savings Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.01%--Select Savings

SunTrust Bank Checking Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.01%--Advantage Checking

SunTrust Bank CD Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.75%$2k$1m12 Month CD Special
1.75%$2k$1m18 Month CD Special
1.75%$2k$1mBusiness 12 Month CD Special
1.75%$2k$1mBusiness 18 Month CD Special
1.50%$2k$1m6 Month CD Special
1.50%$2k$1m24 Month CD Special
1.50%$2k$1mBusiness 6 Month CD Special
1.50%$2k$1mBusiness 24 Month CD Special

SunTrust Bank IRA Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.75%$2k$1m12 Month IRA Special
1.75%$2k$1m18 Month IRA Special
1.50%$2k$1m24 Month IRA Special
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