On Monday, February 22, National City branches in Kentucky and southern Indiana opened their doors as PNC Bank, signaling an exciting transition for customers in this area.
"This represents an opportunity for National City customers to become a part of one of the nation's strongest banking institutions, as well as a leading bank in the region with 134 branches and 300 ATM's across our entire region,” said Eddy Barber, PNC executive vice president of retail banking for Kentucky and southern Indiana. “We bring the resources of the nation’s fifth largest bank to customers, while maintaining local decision making and an ongoing community focus. We’ve long been a leader in this community, and now that we are PNC, we’re even stronger.”
The combined company provides customers with greater ease and convenience to achieve their financial goals. The combined offerings include: loans, PNC Points, the innovative Virtual Wallet and greater access to branches, ATMs, online banking and exceptional customer service.
"For our customers, we’ve learned the importance of making this transition easy for them," said Barber. "We started communicating to them three months ago and are confident based on eight integrations during the past five years that we are ready for a successful conversion."
Throughout the Feb. 19-21 weekend, account information of 1.1 million customers and signs at some 320 branches in central and southern Ohio, the entire state of Kentucky and southern Indiana switched to PNC as part of the biggest acquisition in the bank’s 157-year history.
In November, 1.8 million customers and 240 branches were successfully converted throughout western Pennsylvania, Youngstown, Ohio and the state of Florida.