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BB&T SCOTT & STRINGFELLOW OPENS FORT WORTH OFFICE

Release Date: 5/4/2018

Richmond, VA - BB&T Scott & Stringfellow announced today it is opening its first office in Ft. Worth on the 4th floor at 5049 Edwards Ranch Road, on Friday, May 4. The office, which is being opened by industry veterans Larry Milton and Philip Garcia, will be moving to a new permanent location later in 2018.

Larry Milton is joining BB&T Scott & Stringfellow as a managing director and is the senior partner with The Milton-Garcia Financial Group in Ft. Worth. Previously, he was employed for the last eight years with Merrill Lynch after beginning his career with E. F. Hutton in 1988. Milton is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and has been named an outstanding alumnus. Larry is very committed to the Ft. Worth and Aledo communities, where he has served on local boards and is currently involved in a number of charities.

Philip Garcia has more than 18 years of experience in financial services, spending the previous eight years with Merrill Lynch. Philip focuses on guiding high-net-worth clients through the wealth management process, assisting with asset allocation, investment selection and goal planning. He has a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University, where he is an active member of its alumni board.

“We are so excited to announce the opening of our third BB&T Scott & Stringfellow office in Texas and the first in Ft. Worth,” said Troy Schiermeyer, managing director of the firm’s Texas complex. “Larry, Philip and the team bring more than 60 years of experience in financial services to a very important and growing market. They will be great additions to the teams we are building at BB&T in Ft. Worth and North Texas.”

About BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Founded in 1893, Richmond-based BB&T Scott & Stringfellow is a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. BB&T Securities, LLC, is a full-service regional brokerage and financial services firm with 59 offices in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, and Florida. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT). BB&T Securities, LLC, employs more than 1,000 people, including 275 financial advisors. For more information visit our website: BBTScottStringfellow.com.

About BB&T
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $220.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $40.6 billion, as of March 31, 2018. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets and specialized lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates more than 2,000 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is recognized consistently for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.