SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a bank and financial holding company that engages in the provision of financial services. It offers deposit, credit, mortgage banking, trust and investment, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer, Wholesale, and Corporate Other. The Consumer segment consists of consumer banking, lending, wealth management, and mortgage banking services. The Wholesale segment relates to advisory, capital raising, and financial risk management; commercial and business banking, commercial real estate; as well as treasury and payment solutions. The Corporate Other segment covers management of the company's investment securities portfolio, long-term debt, end user derivative instruments, short-term liquidity and funding activities, balance sheet risk management, and most real estate assets. The company was founded in July 12, 1984 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.