February 17, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces PNC Bank Will Create More Than 200 New Jobs and Open Three New Branches in Chicago

Positions Will Be Located Downtown and in Neighborhoods, Bolstering PNC’s Presence Throughout City and Adding Banking Options for Residents

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that PNC Bank, a unit of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC), will continue to expand in Chicago, creating more than 200 new jobs in Chicago by the end of 2013 and opening more than three new branches in the city.

“Helping Chicagoans find stable and consistent employment is central to everything we’re doing in the city, and these 200 professional jobs will provide opportunity for Chicagoans from all backgrounds and from many neighborhoods,” said Mayor Emanuel. “Access to banking options is also critical, and these jobs will provide this access for our residents while employing hundreds of Chicagoans.” 

The new positions will be located at the bank’s branches and PNC Centre, its regional headquarters located at One North Franklin in Chicago.

“Chicago is a vibrant city with a strong economy and a major growth market for PNC,” said Joseph Gregoire, regional president for PNC Bank in Chicagoland.  “We are expanding in all of our lines of business, adding to our team of the best bankers in Chicagoland.” 

PNC plans to open three additional branches in the city by the end of next year.  This follows six new branch openings in Chicago last year, including the most recently opened locations at:

307 N. Michigan Avenue
4201 N. Lincoln Ave. (Lincoln and Berteau)
4400 N. Broadway Ave. (Uptown)

PNC Bank is the area’s fifth largest bank.  It operates 158 branches and 200 ATMs, and will have 41 branches in the city by the end of 2013. Today’s is the 21st jobs-expansion announcement Mayor Emanuel has made since taking office, totaling more than 13,000 positions. Chicagoans can apply for these jobs and other jobs with PNC at www.pnc.com/careers

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