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2009 Archives

Dec 17, 2009

BB&T Institutional Services today said it has earned nine "best in class" awards for 2009 among bank and mutual fund company 401(k) providers in a...

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Dec 16, 2009

The directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) on Tuesday elected Chief Executive Officer Kelly S. King as the chairman of the board,...

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Dec 15, 2009

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the 2010 first quarter dividend of $0.15 per share. The dividend will...

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Dec 3, 2009

BB&T today said it has named Bill Kilburg as president of its Peachtree City-based South Atlanta Region. Kilburg, who joined BB&T in 2005, previously...

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Nov 23, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) ranks highest in mortgage loan origination customer satisfaction, according to a nationwide study released Nov....

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Nov 4, 2009

November is prime time for opening, and contributing to, a 529 college savings account. Two reasons: the accounts offer end-of-year tax...

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Oct 30, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that Chief Executive Officer Kelly King is scheduled to present at the BancAnalysts Association of...

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Oct 28, 2009

The directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) on Tuesday elected K. David Boyer Jr., co-founder and chief executive officer of information...

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Oct 22, 2009

BB&T Corporation today announced that Jeff Ellison has been named as president of its Mortgage Warehouse Lending Division, which provides...

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Sep 30, 2009
Originators Aanonsen and Bauer join Grandbridge

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Corporation and one of the nation's largest full-service commercial and...

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Sep 28, 2009

Continuing its commitment to put client satisfaction first, BB&T today announced changes to its debit card and ATM overdraft policy....

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Sep 3, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said that Chief Executive Officer Kelly King will present at the Barclays Capital Global Financial...

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Sep 3, 2009

BB&T Payment Solutions on Sept. 16 will host a free educational webinar for small business owners on alerts and other mobile banking...

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Sep 1, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced that Cindy Powell has been named corporate controller. Powell will lead BB&T's accounting and...

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Aug 26, 2009

The directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) on Tuesday elected J. Littleton "Litt" Glover Jr., a metro Atlanta lawyer and commercial real...

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Aug 25, 2009

The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today declared the 2009 fourth quarter dividend of $0.15 per share. The dividend will...

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Aug 25, 2009

Two BB&T mutual funds, sub-advised by Scott & Stringfellow, ranked in the top 1 percent of their respective categories for three- and five-year...

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Aug 24, 2009

More than five years after its inception on June 30, 2004, the BB&T Equity Income Fund has racked up a return of 5.39 percent. During that same...

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Aug 18, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) announced today that it priced on Monday a public offering of 33.45 million shares of common stock at $26 per share.

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Aug 17, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) announced today that it has commenced a public offering of $750 million of its common stock for sale to the...

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Aug 14, 2009
Strategically compelling and financially attractive transaction enhances BB&T's franchise in key markets, CEO says

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) late this afternoon said it has acquired the banking operations of Colonial Bank of Montgomery, Ala. BB&T has...

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Jun 24, 2009

The directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) on Tuesday elected Tom Skains, chairman and chief executive officer of Piedmont Natural Gas, to...

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Jun 17, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today said it has exited the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, by buying back the preferred stock sold to...

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Jun 11, 2009

High-net-worth consumers rated BB&T Wealth Management as the top regional bank wealth manager and No. 3 nationally in the Luxury Institute's 2009...

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Jun 9, 2009

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) announced today that it has received final regulatory approval to repurchase all the preferred stock sold to the...

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