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Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Established in 1858, the company has $130 billion in assets and operates 17 affiliates with 1,311 full-service banking centers and 2,605 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest, and as of December 31, 2013, they had $302 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations. The Tampa Bay affiliate operates 48 banking centers throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Polk counties.

Cary Putrino
Regional President, North Florida Region

Cary Putrino is Regional President at Fifth Third Bank. He was appointed to this role in 2020 and is responsible for the growth and strategic alignment of business banking, commercial, wealth and asset management in Tampa Bay, Jacksonville, and Central Florida. He most recently served as Managing Director of the Florida Private Bank and Naples City President. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank in 2011, Putrino was Regional President at Lydian Bank & Trust, where he spearheaded the bank’s expansion. Earlier in his career, he held leadership roles at Northern Trust Bank for over a decade. Putrino earned a BA in History from Binghamton University and a JD from Western Michigan University..

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