Daily News: May 28, 2014

STRH Appoints Badger to Lead Northeast Corporate Banking

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey announced that it has established a new corporate banking office in Boston and hired veteran New England banker Greg Badger as group head of its Northeast Corporate Banking team. Badger joins STRH after more than 20 years with Bank of America and its predecessor banks in Boston, where he was senior vice president, managing director, Global Commercial Banking, and previously, managing director of Corporate & Investment Banking, Media, Telecom & Sports.

“Greg is highly regarded throughout New England, and very well positioned to build and lead our corporate banking team in the Northeast,” said Brian Peters, head of National Corporate Banking. “His decision to join SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is further validation of our national expansion strategy and the extensive capabilities of our wholesale banking platform.”

At Bank of America, Badger focused on public and private entities with revenues ranging from $50 million to $5 billion. In corporate and investment banking, he was responsible for client development, capital markets product origination and post-closing client management, with a primary focus on acquisition financing, leveraged lending and recapitalizations in the media, technology, sports and general industries.

Badger has worked closely with a number of professional sports organizations throughout his career, including the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool Football and the Chicago Cubs. Badger’s banking career began in 1988. In addition to his two decades of experience with the Bank of America/Fleet Bank/Bank of Boston organization, Badger also worked for Merrill Lynch and Bank of New England.