M&T Bank

M&T snags JPMorgan exec as head of customer experience


The Buffalo, N.Y., bank has hired Aarthi Murali away from JPMorgan Chase to serve as its first chief customer experience officer.


How long can banks lean on C&I?


Commercial lending provided a boost for some regional banks in the third quarter, but further rate cuts and a slowing economy could challenge future growth.


PNC on M&A, API call uptick, next in GSE reform: Top stories of the week


The Pittsburgh company is not interested in bank acquisitions, CEO Demchak says; why Citi, Wells, JPMorgan are seeing a spike in API calls; FHFA's Mark Calabria details next steps on GSE reform; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Why M&T says it can withstand lower interest rates


M&T has skillfully used hedges, maintained an appropriate loan mix and resisted offering market-leading deposit rates, its chief financial officer said at a financial services conference.


Lower securities yields could squeeze banks' 3Q profit, report says


M&T Bank, Zions and Comerica are among the regional banks facing the most pressure on net interest margins, Wells Fargo analysts said in a research note to investors.


Wilmers' legacy of civic advancement honored with yearly prize


The Hancock Shaker Village, with help from banks and other professional groups, established an award named after the late chairman and CEO of M&T Bank.


Abigail Mrozinski, Wilmington Trust | Most Powerful Women: Next


When M&T Bank was acquiring Wilmington Trust in 2011, it tapped into Abigail Mrozinski's deep understanding of its newly added wealth business to help the merger go smoothly.


M&T’s challenge: Funding loan growth


The bank’s CFO says it has enough liquidity to meet loan demand in the short term, but how long can it keep its loan-to-deposit ratio below 100%?


In C&I, a widening gap between small and large banks


Simple math only partly explains why smaller lenders are adding commercial and industrial loans at a faster clip than their larger counterparts.


Will BB&T-SunTrust set off a new wave of regional bank mergers?


The stars aligned for the two longtime rivals to join forces, and some observers speculate that other regional banks will need to strike similar partnerships if they hope to remain competitive. But others say such deals are rare because they're hard to pull off.