An Award-Winning Bank
Nationally recognized for what we do.

We're honored by the recognition awarded us by the national news media. We are especially proud of the praise we have received for our community service and family-friendly work environment. Here are some of our honors:

Fifth most reputable bank in the U.S.

American Banker, 2017

Financial Services Roundtable

Community Service Leadership Award Recipient, 2010, 2017

Best Companies for Multicultural Women

2017 Working Mother magazine, 2017

Top Workplaces

The Tennessean, 2015-2017

Best bank for 16 straight years

Knoxville News Sentinel

Best Places to Work in Financial Services

Fortune, 2017

100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

Working Mother magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Companies since 1995

Top 50 Companies for Executive Women

National Association for Female Executives in 2009, 2012-2017

CEO Cancer Gold Standard Employer

CEO Roundtable of Cancer, 2011-2017

Best bank in Nashville

Greater Nashville House & Home & Garden, 2017

2016 Greenwich Excellence Awards

Earned 20 awards in Middle Market and Small Business Banking

2017 Phoenix-Hecht Treasury Management Quality Index™

Top grades for Middle Market Banking

Diversity Leader Award

Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2017

Top LGBT-inclusive business

Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017

Training Top 125

Training magazine, 2012-2017

CEO Culture of Health

Memphis Business Group on Health, 2014-2016

Bryan Jordan CEO of the year

Inside Memphis Business magazine, 2016

Top 10 CEOs Who Had a Good Year

Chairman and CEO Bryan Jordan
American Banker, 2016

Gold-Fit Friendly Worksite

American Heart Association, 2016

2016 Greenwich Best Brand Awards for Small Business Banking

Honored in "ease of doing business" and "trust" categories

2016 Greenwich Excellence Award for Wealth Management and Personal Investment Services

FTB Advisors honored in “customer service” category

Top 50 Workplaces

Commercial Appeal, 2014-2016

2017 People’s Choice award

The Greeneville Sun

Best bank to work for

Top-rated bank with assets above $10 billion
American Banker, 2013-2016

Best Places to Work

The Memphis Business Journal, 2015-2016

Best financial institution

The Tennessean's Toast of Music City Awards, 2015-2016

Best bank

Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis poll, 2004-2016

Elite 100 List of Top Technology Innovators

InformationWeek 500, 2014, 2016

Top Financial and Banking Company

Professional Women’s Magazine, Best of the Best, 2016

Honorary Mention, International Innovation Awards

Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2016

100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption since 2009

Favorite bank

Commercial Appeal's Memphis Most readers poll, 2016

Best bank for nine straight years

Chattanooga Times Free Press, 2008-2016

2016 Phoenix-Hecht Treasury Management Quality Index™

Top grades for customer service and overall relationship manager effectiveness

2015 Greenwich Excellence Awards

22 awards in Middle Market Banking and Small Business Banking

Top 50 Workplaces

Commercial Appeal, 2014-2015

Institutional Investor magazine, mid-cap category

Best Investor Relations Company, 2010 and 2015
Best IR Professional, 2010 and 2015
Best CEO, 2010 and 2013
All-American Executive Team, 2010
Best CFO, 2010

Best regional attraction

First Tennessee Park
The Tennessean's Toast of Music City awards, 2015

Best bank

Commercial Appeal's Memphis Most readers poll, 2015

No. 27 among America’s 500 best employers

Forbes Magazine, 2015

Best bank

Kingsport Times-News readers poll, 2015

J.D. Power scores are our highest ever

2015 J.D. Power Retail Banking Satisfaction Study, South Central Region

2015 Hermes Platinum Award

Community Investment and Social Media Campaigns for First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving

2015 Communitas Awards

Excellence in Community Service for First Tennessee Foundation’s 150 Days of Giving

Top Ten Diversity Innovator

Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2014

Institutional Investor magazine

Top investor relations company, 2014

Top diversity employer

Professional Women's Multicultural Magazine, 2013-2014

Best bank in Memphis

Yelp, 2014

Best bank in Jefferson County, TN

Standard Banner, 2014

Healthier Tennessee workplace

Gov. Bill Haslam's health and wellness initiative, 2014

InformationWeek 500

Information Week's Top 500 for our excellent use of technology in support of corporate strategies, 2010-2013

Downtown Vision Award

Downtown Memphis Commission, 2013

Best Employers for Workers Over 50

AARP, 2003-2012

Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

American Psychological Association, 2011

Best Employers in Tennessee

BusinessTN's annual list for 2010

Best Employers in Middle Tennessee

BusinessTN's annual list for 2010

Grand Prix Award, Best Overall Investor Relations

IR Magazine, 2009

Top Places to Work in PR

PR News, 2009

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