M&T Bank Recognized by Greenwich Associates as Small Business and Middle Market Banking Leader Nation's 6th largest SBA lender wins 10 Greenwich Excellence Awards PR Newswire BUFFALO, N.Y., March 5, 2013 BUFFALO, N.Y., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --M&T Bank has been recognized by Greenwich Associates with 10 Greenwich Excellence Awards — seven national and three regional honors — for providing excellent small business and middle market banking products and services. Both M&T's middle market and small business banking divisions were recognized for Overall Satisfaction of clients in the Northeast Region. This is the 4^th consecutive year that the bank has been recognized with multiple Greenwich Excellence Awards. "We understand the vital role small business and middle market companies play in our communities as engines of those local economies," said M&T Bank President Mark Czarnecki. "That's why we continue to make new loans to businesses in our communities and were proud to grow our commercial loan portfolio by more than $2 billion last year, from $15.7 billion at the end of 2011 to $17.8 billion at the end of 2012." M&T is the nation's 6th largest provider of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans and the leading SBA lender in most markets in its footprint, including the SBA Districts of Baltimore, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Syracuse, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington. In the national categories for small business and middle market banking, M&T Bank received Greenwich Excellence Awards for: oOverall Satisfaction oFinancial Stability oPersonal Banking Satisfaction oBranch Satisfaction oLikelihood to Recommend oTreasury Management – Overall Satisfaction oCredit Policy – Financial Stability M&T also won three Northeast Regional small business and middle market banking awards in: oOverall Satisfaction - Small Business oOverall Satisfaction – Middle Market oTreasury Management – Overall Satisfaction About the Greenwich Awards Greenwich Excellence Awards are determined by banks' performance in Greenwich Associatesannual U.S. Small Business and Middle Market Banking Research Study, in which decision makers from nearly31,500 businesses with $1-500 million in annual sales name the banks they use and rate them in 14 banking and treasury management categories. Recognition is based on statistical differentiation at a 95 percent confidence level. Visitwww.greenwich.com for more information. About M&T Bank Founded in 1856, M&T Bank Corp. (www.mtb.com) is one of the 20 largest U.S. commercial bank holding companies, with more than 725 branch offices and 2,000 ATMs in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. Media Contacts: New York: Chet Bridger (716) 842-5182 Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C.: Philip Hosmer (410) 949-3042 Delaware: Megan Morris (302) 651-1462 Equal Housing Lender. ©2013 M&T Bank. Member FDIC SOURCE M&T Bank Website: http://www.mtb.com
M&T Bank Recognized by Greenwich Associates as Small Business and Middle Market Banking Leader
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