TAMPA, Fla., (June 25, 2014) – Fifth Third Bank recently announced that Timothy Barber has joined its team as a senior wealth planner. Based in Tampa, Barber will work with the Private Bank across the North Florida region to provide clients with the tools needed to build and manage their wealth.
Barber has more than 37 years of experience in the financial services industry including 19 years of wealth management experience. He has provided comprehensive wealth management advice on topics including investment management and wealth advisory services. Barber received his B.S. in accounting from Florida State University and is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner.
“We are very excited to have Timothy on our Private Bank Team,” said Cary Putrino, Florida director of investment advisors for Fifth Third Bank. “His years of varied experience in the financial services industry will be valuable to both Fifth Third and the clients we serve.”
Barber is a member of the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council and the Sun Coast Estate Planning Council. He and his wife, Diane, have three adult children and have lived in the Tampa area for more than 21 years.
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $130 billion in assets and operates 17 affiliates with 1,311 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,614 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 also has a 26% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2014, had $281 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC.