SunTrust Banks Credit Advisor, Private Wealth Management (Atlanta, GA) in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: W455412

Job Description About SunTrust

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a purpose-driven company dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for the people, businesses, and communities it serves. SunTrust leads onUp, a national movement inspiring Americans to build financial confidence. Headquartered in Atlanta, the Company has two business segments: Consumer and Wholesale. Its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states, along with 24-hour digital access. Certain business lines serve consumer, commercial, corporate, and institutional clients nationally. As of March 31, 2018, SunTrust had total assets of $205 billion and total deposits of $162 billion. The Company provides deposit, credit, trust, investment, mortgage, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. Learn more at

About Private Wealth Management

SunTrust Private Wealth Management provides a distinct client experience to simplify the complex needs of the high net worth client. We guide our clients through the wealth planning process with a team of experts, best-in-class thought leadership, and tailored advice and solutions. As a SunTrust Private Wealth Management client, you will have a dedicated team who knows and understands your complete picture – your life, goals and circumstances – and who will coordinate the expertise and resources relevant to your situation. From banking and cash management, to financing and liquidity management, to insurance, risk management, and comprehensive SunTrust Investment Service brokerage and investment banking solutions, we can meet virtually any financial need you, your loved ones or your business may have — giving you the convenience of multiple solutions from a single source that understands your entire financial picture.

Position Description

The Credit Advisor is a geographically based, client-facing role, partnering directly with Private Wealth Management Advisors on recommending credit strategies and solutions to meet the needs of our clients and prospects. Credit Advisors work with professionals, business owners, and ultra-high net worth individuals. Credit Advisorsidentify opportunities and are accountable for loan structuring, negotiating terms and documents, and closing debt solutions for clients. This position collaborates with relationship and credit team members by providing credit alternatives and creative ways to structure loan opportunities, while also ensuring a seamless client experience for any client-service needs post credit transaction. Credit Advisors are responsible for achieving credit portfolio growth and meeting loan profitability goals for supported markets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides the highest level of service to our internal partners and ultimately the client

  • Calls on clients with Private Wealth Management advisors to understand client needs

  • Manages credit pipeline for all new and increased loan requests

  • Acts in accordance with Bank's credit culture, policies and procedures


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with complex client entity structures and commercial lending products (liquid secured, commercial real estate, yacht, air craft, fine art, hedge funds and unsecured lending)

  • Basic knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree with 5 years of extensive commercial or private lending and relationship management experience

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision. Ability to manage multiple deals simultaneously and different constituents depending on deal stage.

  • Demonstrated ability to exceed sales goals or financial targets

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • 10 plus years direct commercial lending or private lending relationship management experience.

  • Can analyze business financial statements and identify risks and mitigants

  • Has market knowledge of loan pricing and structural trends to match client needs.

  • Graduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Management.

  • Formal credit training.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

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