SunTrust to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Friday, October 18, 2013

 SunTrust to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Friday, October 18,
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PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2013

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI)
announced today that it plans to release third quarter 2013 results prior to
the market opening on Friday, October 18, 2013. SunTrust management will host
a conference call that morning and details are as follows:

Time:                8:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
                      Individuals may call in beginning at 7:45 a.m. (Eastern
Dial-in:              Time) by dialing 1-888-972-7805 (Passcode: 3Q13).
                      Individuals calling from outside the United States
                      should dial 1-517-308-9091 (Passcode: 3Q13)
Webcast/Presentation: The live webcast and accompanying slides will be
                      available at www.suntrust.com/investorrelations
                      A replay of the call is expected to be available
                      approximately one hour after the call ends on October
Replay Information:   18, 2013, and will remain available until November 18,
                      2013, by dialing 1-866-481-6893 (domestic) or
                      1-203-369-1572 (international)

SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest
banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial,
corporate and institutional clients.As of June 30, 2013, SunTrust had total
assets of $171.5 billion and total deposits of $127.6 billion. Through its
flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the Company operates an extensive branch
and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states
and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The Company
also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses
include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through its various
subsidiaries, the Company provides mortgage banking, asset management,
securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust's Internet address
is suntrust.com.

SOURCE SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Website: http://www.suntrust.com
Contact: Investors, Kris Dickson (404) 827-6714, Media, Mike McCoy, (404)
588-7230