Regional President, South Florida Region
Truist Financial Corporation
Antonio T. “Tony” Coley is Regional President for the South Florida Region at Truist Financial Corporation. He assumed his current position in December 2019, upon the closing of the merger of equals between BB&T Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc.
In this role, Tony is the company’s senior leader in the market responsible for delivering the full complement of the company’s services to clients in the area and directing the commercial business.
Tony served as President & CEO of Colonial Bank’s Southeast Florida Commercial Banking Division through 2009, when Colonial Bank was acquired by BB&T. At BB&T, Coley led the Broward County market as Market President through April 2012 when he was promoted to Regional President for the Central Florida Region. In 2013, the Central Florida Region was named the Most Improved Region in BB&T’s coveted President’s Award. Tony relocated back to South Florida in July 2016 assume the role of Regional President for BB&T’s South Florida Region.
Tony was born and raised in South Florida and is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Tony was a starting linebacker on the University of Miami football team, which won three conference championships and played for two national titles. Tony earned numerous accolades for academics, athletics and community service. Among his honors were selections to the College Football Association’s Academic All-American Team as well as the NCAA’s Good Works Team, a national award recognizing outstanding community service. Tony was also inducted into the University of Miami’s Iron Arrow Honor Society, the University’s highest attainable honor.
Tony remains very active in the South Florida community. He holds seats on several boards including: Jack & Jill’s Children’s Center, Miami-Dade Beacon Council, OneBlood, and the Broward Black Chamber. Coley is also a member of the Orange Bowl Committee, Leadership Florida; the Broward Workshop; the Young Presidents Organization (YPO); and Sigma Pi Phi (Boule).