SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Chancy Mark A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
303 PEACHTREE STREET, N.E.

(Street)
ATLANTA GA 30308

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SUNTRUST BANKS INC [ STI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Corp. EVP-Wholesale Bank Exec
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/28/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/28/2012 S 27,500 D $22.7727 (1) 45,506 D (2)
Common Stock 1,259.1522 I (3) 401(k)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock (4) (4) (4) (4) Common Stock 2,226.4995 2,226.4995 D
Phantom Stock (5) (5) (5) (5) Common Stock 16,311.7089 16,311.7089 D
Phantom Stock (6) (6) (6) (6) Common Stock 10,508 10,508 D
Option (7) $54.28 02/11/2006 02/11/2013 Common Stock 1,452 1,452 D
Option (7) $73.19 02/10/2007 02/10/2014 Common Stock 10,000 10,000 D
Option (8) $73.14 02/08/2008 02/08/2015 Common Stock 40,000 40,000 D
Option (8) $71.03 02/14/2009 02/14/2016 Common Stock 45,000 45,000 D
Option (8) $85.06 02/13/2010 02/13/2017 Common Stock 42,000 42,000 D
Option (8) $64.58 02/12/2011 02/12/2018 Common Stock 115,000 115,000 D
Option (8) $29.54 12/31/2011 12/31/2018 Common Stock 100,000 100,000 D
Option (8) $9.06 02/10/2012 02/10/2019 Common Stock 250,000 250,000 D
Option (9) $29.2 04/01/2012 04/01/2021 Common Stock 27,716 27,716 D
Option (9) $21.67 (9) 02/14/2022 Common Stock 55,400 55,400 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares were sold at prices ranging from $22 .655 to $22.82, with an average sale price of $22.7727.
2. Because the stock fund component of the 401(k) Plan is accounted for in unit accounting, the number of share equivalents varies based on the closing price of SunTrust stock on the applicable measurement date.
3. Restricted stock granted under SunTrust Banks, Inc. 2004 Stock Plan and the 2009 Stock Plan. Restricted stock agreements contain tax withholding features allowing stock to be withheld to satisfy tax withholding obligations. This plan is exempt under Rule 16(b)-3.
4. The phantom stock units were acquired under SunTrust Banks, Inc.'s Deferred Compensation Plan. These securities convert to common stock on a one-for-one basis.
5. Represents stock units granted under the SunTrust Banks, Inc. 2009 Stock Plan and paid as salary. Reflects settlement of one-half in case on March 31, 2011. Remainder will be settled on March 31, 2012, unless settled earlierdue to the executive's death.
6. Reflects satisfaction of performance vesting condition (Tier 1 Capital) as of December 31, 2011 with respect to restricted stock units originally granted under the SunTrust Banks, Inc. 2009 Stock Plan on April 1, 2011. Grant was exempt pursuant to Rule 16b-3. Award remains subject to time-vesting criterion and will vest pro rata annually (i.e. one-third each year) and will vest post-retirement provided certain noncompetition and other restrictive covenants are performed.
7. Granted pursuant to the SunTrust Banks, Inc. 2000 Stock Plan.
8. Granted pursuant to the SunTrust Banks, Inc. 2004 Stock Plan.
9. Granted pursuant to the SunTrust Banks, Inc. 2009 Stock Plan. Award vests annually over the next three years.
Remarks:
David A. Wisniewski, Attorney-in-Fact for Mark A. Chancy 02/29/2012
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