Truslow Named Chief Risk Officer By M&T

                   Truslow Named Chief Risk Officer By M&T

PR Newswire

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2013

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --M&T Bank Corporation ("M&T")
(NYSE:MTB) announced today that Donald K. Truslow will become its Chief Risk
Officer.

Mr. Truslow comes to M&T from The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), where
he served for two years as President of the Financial Stability Industry
Council. Prior to joining the FSR, he had an extensive career with Wachovia
Corporation, including eight years as Senior Executive Vice President and
Chief Risk Officer.

Mr. Truslow will also become an Executive Vice President and a member of M&T's
Management Committee.

"M&T's conservative and consistent management principles, deeply rooted in our
community banking heritage, are the foundation of our long-term growth and
success. With 33 years of experience in credit and risk management, Mr.
Truslow will help keep our commitment to those principles strong and steadfast
as we continue to grow and succeed in today's ever-changing regulatory and
economic environment," said M&T's Chairman and CEO, Robert G. Wilmers.

M&T is a financial holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York. M&T's
principal banking subsidiary, M&T Bank, operates banking offices in New York,
Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of
Columbia. Trust-related services are provided by M&T's Wilmington
Trust-affiliated companies and by M&T Bank.



Contact: C. Michael Zabel
         716/842-5385

SOURCE M&T Bank Corporation

Website: http://www.mandtbank.com
 
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