M&T Bank Recognized by Greenwich Associates as Small Business and Middle Market Banking Leader

   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

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