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PR Newswire

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 21, 2012

In the news release, BB&T earns 33 national awards for its defined
contribution business, issued Dec. 21, 2012 by BB&T Corporation over PR
Newswire, the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "BB&T Retirement
and Institutional Services" rather than "B&T Retirement and Institutional
Services" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected
release follows:

  BB&T earns 33 national awards for its defined contribution business

    Plan sponsors and participants continue to rank BB&T Best in Class

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Retirement and Institutional
Services has earned 33 Best in Class awards in a 2012 national defined
contribution survey conducted by PLANSPONSOR Magazine.

Survey Highlights

  oBB&T won 18 Best in Class awards in the Sponsor Services category,
    receiving its highest ratings in responsiveness, industry knowledge and
    staff consistency.
  oBB&T won 15 Best in Class awards in the Participant Services category from
    plan participants in the areas of overall education program, fee
    disclosure, and range of investment options.

"BB&T continues to distinguish itself on the key components plan sponsors
need— responsiveness, industry knowledge and staff consistency," said BB&T
Retirement and Institutional Services Division Manager Ray McCulloch. "The
2012 PLANSPONSOR Defined Contribution Survey underscores our client service
excellence with plan participants."


PLANSPONSOR is a privately held publisher and information services provider
covering workplace retirement systems and other employer benefits programs.
For nearly two decades, PLANSPONSOR has been delivering comprehensive news,
education, insight, and commerce services to employers, financial advisers,
investment managers, and administrative service providers through its
integrated collection of print/digital media and interactive
conferences/seminars. PLANSPONSOR is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. and is
part Asset International Inc., a subsidiary of Case Interactive Media Inc.

About BB&T Retirement and Institutional Services

For more than 130 years, BB&T has provided small and large corporations,
charitable organizations, foundations and endowments, and state and local
governments with the services and support they need to achieve economic
success and financial security. BB&T Retirement & Institutional Services
offers a complete range of employee benefits consulting, fiduciary,
philanthropic, corporate trust and investment management services. For more
information, visit BBT.com/ retirementsolutions or call 1-800-866-2288.

About BB&T

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) is one of the largest financial services holding
companies in the U.S. with $182.0 billion in assets and market capitalization
of $23.2 billion, as of Sept. 30, 2012. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the
company operates approximately 1,850 financial centers in 12 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 J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small
Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information
about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at

SOURCE BB&T Corporation

Website: http://www.bbt.com
Contact: Ray McCulloch, Executive Vice President, Institutional Services
Division Manager, +1-919-716-9090, RMcCulloch@BBandT.com or Maria Lachapelle,
Vice President, Corporate Communications, +1-336-733-1472,
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