Business Highlights


Another year of extraordinary achievement.

The full timeline of our key milestones since 2000 is available here.

  • American Banker names Pinnacle one of the “Best Banks to Work For” in the U.S., marking the third year in a row the firm has earned a spot in the top three.
  • Great Place to Work® and Fortune name Pinnacle one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie after surveying more than 255,000 employees across the nation.
  • Pinnacle receives national and regional Greenwich Excellence Awards for the fifth consecutive year for distinguished service in six categories, including national and regional awards for overall satisfaction in small business banking and treasury management services. The firm also won national awards for relationship manager capability and likelihood to recommend.
  • Nashville Business Journal ranks Pinnacle Middle Tennessee’s No. 1 small business lender for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Pinnacle is recognized for its financial performance in Sandler O’Neill + Partners’ annual Sm-All Stars report for the fifth time.
  • Pinnacle Bank acquires a 30 percent interest in Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financing solutions for healthcare professionals throughout the United States.
  • Pinnacle acquires CapitalMark Bank & Trust, a Chattanooga-based bank with four offices—Chattanooga, Cleveland, Oak Ridge and Knoxville.
  • Pinnacle acquires Magna Bank, a Memphis-based bank with five offices—two in East Memphis, two in Germantown and one in Cordova—and hires a team of highly experienced financial services professionals from First Tennessee Bank to accelerate the firm’s expansion into Memphis.

M. Terry Turner, President and CEO introduces the 2015 Online Annual Report