For Second Consecutive Year, Fifth Third Private Bank Recognized as Best for High Net Worth Clients

CINCINNATI—Fifth Third Private Bank, a division of Fifth Third Bank, National Association, was named for the second year in a row as the Best Private Bank for High Net Worth Clients by The Digital Banker and Global Private Banker as part of the Global Private Banking Innovation Awards. The Private Bank has received top honors in the global category in 2023 and 2022. In addition, the Private Bank was named Highly Acclaimed as Outstanding Private Bank for Growth Strategy.

"These accolades highlight our unwavering commitment to our clients," said Kris Garrett, group regional president and head, wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank. "Our clients can rely on the Private Bank regardless of the economic cycle. Our team uncovers risks, sparks critical conversations and understands what’s important to clients. Our relationships are deeper and more meaningful because of our investment in time, insight and customized wealth strategies. It’s part of the ongoing, consultative value of a relationship with Fifth Third Private Bank."

The 2023 Global Private Banking Innovation Awards identify and celebrate the world’s preeminent Private Banks, Family Offices and Wealth Managers. A numerical and qualitative scoring methodology is applied to all submissions, resulting in the world’s most authoritative and transparently judged private wealth awards. Award recipients are co-judged by industry and subject matter experts including PWC, EY, KPMG, Deloitte and Forrester.

In May, Fifth Third Private Bank was awarded the Best Bank ESG Communication Strategy for the Americas for the second consecutive year by the WealthBriefing Wealth for Good Awards. In addition to winning this award, Fifth Third Private Bank also received Best Bank for ESG Thought Leadership for the Americas. The Wealth for Good Awards recognize the most ethical wealth management businesses globally.

About Fifth Third

Fifth Third is a bank that’s as long on innovation as it is on history. Since 1858, we’ve been helping individuals, families, businesses and communities grow through smart financial services that improve lives. Our list of firsts is extensive, and it’s one that continues to expand as we explore the intersection of tech-driven innovation, dedicated people and focused community impact. Fifth Third is one of the few U.S.-based banks to have been named among Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies® for several years. With a commitment to taking care of our customers, employees, communities and shareholders, our goal is not only to be the nation’s highest performing regional bank, but to be the bank people most value and trust. 

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