Highlights - An Interactive Timeline of the Pinnacle Story

Jan 2014
Jan 2014

Pinnacle Announces Quarterly Dividend

Pinnacle announces the initiation of a quarterly dividend of $0.08 to be paid on Dec. 20, 2013 to common shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 26, 2013.
Small Biz
Dec 2013

Continued Recognition

Nashville Business Journal ranks Pinnacle Middle Tennessee’s No. 1 small business lender for the third year in a row and names Pinnacle a finalist for its "Healthiest Employers" award for the second year
American Banker Best Banks to Work for 2013
Oct 2013

Pinnacle Named Best Bank to Work For

American Banker names Pinnacle the “Best Bank to Work For” in its inaugural ranking. The firm earned the top spot in the $3 billion to $10 billion in assets category and was No. 1 overall among the 35 banks listed.
July 2006
Sep 2013

Sander O'Neill and Partners Chooses PNFP

Pinnacle is recognized for its financial performance in Sandler O’Neill + Partners’ annual Sm-All Stars report for the third time; the previous recognitions were in 2006 and 2008. Pinnacle is the only Tennessee bank among the nation’s 31 best-performing small-cap institutions based on growth, profitability, asset quality and capital strength.
Great Place to Work
Sep 2013

Pinnacle Named Top Workplace in U.S.

Great Place to Work® names Pinnacle one of the best workplaces in the United States on its 2013 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list published in FORTUNE magazine. Pinnacle ranked No. 5 out of 25 of medium-sized list.
Wall Street
Jul 2013

Billion Dollar Market Cap

Pinnacle’s market cap reaches more than $1 billion for the first time.
Nasdaq
Jun 2013

NASDAQ Financial-100 Index

Pinnacle is added to the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index. The index includes securities of 100 of the largest domestic and international financial institutions listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market based on market capitalization.
Top Places to Work 2013
Jun 2013

Top Workplace

Pinnacle is named No. 1 in the large company category of The Tennessean’s inaugural "Top Workplaces" awards.
Cedar
May 2013

Pinnacle Expands in Knoxville

Pinnacle opens its fourth full-service banking location in the Knoxville market in the Cedar Bluff area.
Nashville Business Journal
Apr 2013

Best Place to Work

For the 10th consecutive year, Pinnacle wins the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” award and is inducted into the “Hall of Fame,” which recognizes companies who have won the award for five consecutive years.
Feb 2013
Feb 2013

Award Winning Client Service

Pinnacle receives regional Greenwich Excellence Awards for the third consecutive year for overall satisfaction in middle market and small business banking.
Oct 2012

Maintaining Strong Market Share

Pinnacle remains the fourth-largest financial institution in the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro MSA, according to June 2012 FDIC data. Pinnacle maintains the No. 6 share in the Knoxville MSA, holds the top spot in Rutherford County and remains the second-largest in Wilson County
Great Place to Work
Oct 2012

Nationally Recognized Workplace

Great Place to Work® names Pinnacle one of the best workplaces in the United States on its 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list published in FORTUNE magazine. Pinnacle ranked No. 4 out of 25 of medium-sized list.
TARP
Jun 2012

Pinnacle Exits TARP

Pinnacle announces the redemption of all the remaining outstanding preferred shares the company issued to the U.S. Treasury under the TARP Capital Purchase Program.
Nashville Business Journal
May 2012

Best Place to Work 2012

For the ninth consecutive year, Pinnacle is a winner of the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” award.
Forbes 2012
Mar 2012

Most Trustworthy Company

Forbes names Pinnacle one of "America’s Most Trustworthy Companies." The magazine and GMI Ratings examined more than 8,000 companies traded on U.S. exchanges with market caps of $250 million or more to find the 100 most transparent and trustworthy.
Nashville Post 2011
Dec 2011

Recognized as the Best

NashvillePost magazine names Pinnacle a "Best Employer" in the large companies category for the second year. Nashville Business Journal ranks Pinnacle Middle Tennessee’s No. 1 small business lender for the second year and names Pinnacle a finalist for its "Healthiest Employers" award. Pinnacle also receives the "Most Improved" award during the U.S. City Challenge, an eight-week corporate wellness competition among several Nashville companies.
Knoxville
Oct 2011

Increasing Market Share

Pinnacle remains the fourth-largest out of 60 financial institutions in the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro MSA, according to market share FDIC data. Pinnacle moved up a spot to No. 6 in the Knoxville MSA. Pinnacle maintains the top spot in Rutherford County and remains the second-largest financial institution in Wilson County.
Nashville Business Journal
May 2011

Best Place to Work 2011

For the eighth consecutive year, Pinnacle is a winner of the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” award.
Feb 2013
Jan 2011

Nationally Recognized Service

Pinnacle is recognized as a national leader in overall client satisfaction among small to mid-size businesses by Greenwich Associates, a financial consulting and research firm. Maintaining high levels of client satisfaction during a challenging year is a remarkable testament to the commitment of our associates.
NBJLender
Dec 2010

No. 1 Small Business Lender

Pinnacle is ranked Middle Tennessee’s No. 1 small business lender by Nashville Business Journal.
Market Share
Oct 2010

Growing Market Share

Pinnacle remains the fourth-largest out of 60 financial institutions in the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro MSA, according to June 2010 FDIC data. Pinnacle was the fastest-growing bank in the Knoxville MSA for the third time since its de novo expansion to that market in 2007. Pinnacle maintains the top spot in Rutherford County and remains the second-largest financial institution in Wilson County.
Pathway
Aug 2010

Energy Efficiency Loan Program

Pinnacle joins a collaborative effort between the state of Tennessee, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Economic Development Administration and Pathway Lending to help Tennessee companies finance investments in energy efficient technology, energy retrofits and renewable energy systems.
Best Employer
Jun 2010

Best Employer in Tennessee

Pinnacle is ranked No. 1 among large businesses in Business TN magazine’s annual “Best Employers in Tennessee” list and the NashvillePost’s “Best Employers in Middle Tennessee." The rankings are based on company policies, practices and demographics, along with detailed employee surveys.
Expanding Convenience
Jan 2010

Expanding Convenience

Pinnacle continued to offer greater convenience to clients with the addition of four new full-service banking offices in 2009: Farragut and Fountain City in the Knoxville market, Belle Meade in the Nashville market, and the new downtown office in Nashville’s newest high-rise, Pinnacle at Symphony Place.
Fastest-Growing Market Share
Oct 2009

Fastest-Growing Market Share

Pinnacle grew market share to 10.52 percent in 2009, remaining the fourth-largest financial institution in the Nashville MSA. Pinnacle has been the fastest-growing financial institution in the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro MSA since inception in 2000. Pinnacle also was the fastest-growing bank in the Knoxville MSA for the second time since its de novo expansion to that market in 2007.
Best in Business 2009
Apr 2009

Best in Business

Pinnacle won the Nashville Business Journal's "Best in Business" designation for businesses with 501+ employees. And, for the second year in a row, Pinnacle was No. 1 among large businesses in Business TN magazine's annual Best Employers list.
2009
Jan 2009

Support for Affordable Housing

In partnership with Pinnacle, The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati awarded two grants (totaling $650,000) to Middle Tennessee organizations for affordable housing. To date, Pinnacle has received more than $3.7 million in grants for affordable housing, making 234 units possible.
Record Returns
Dec 2008

Record Returns

The fastest-growing market share in Nashville and Knoxville, Pinnacle had $4.8 billion in assets as of December 2008. Pinnacle had the second-highest total return of all publicly-traded banks in the U.S. over the past five years, according to research firm SNL Financial LC. Pinnacle was once again named to the Sandler O'Neill + Partners Sm-All Stars list.
Favorite Employer
Nov 2008

Favorite Employer

Recognized for the sixth consecutive time in the Nashville Business Journal's "Best Places to Work," Pinnacle was also named the No. 1 employer in Business TN's annual Best Employer list, took home an HR Excellence award and is voted "Favorite Employer" in Murfreesboro in the Daily News Journal's reader poll.
100 Fastest-Growing Companies in America
Dec 2007

100 Fastest-Growing Companies in America

Pinnacle was the only bank on Fortune magazine's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in America - which arguably makes us the fastest growing bank in the U.S. Pinnacle grew assets to $3.8 billion this year.
Mid-America Bancshares Acquisition
Nov 2007

Mid-America Bancshares Acquisition

Pinnacle acquired Mid-America Bancshares Inc., parent of Middle Tennessee's PrimeTrust Bank and Bank of the South. The transaction made Pinnacle Tennessee's second-largest bank holding company with $3.7 billion in assets and 33 offices.
Pinnacle
May 2007

The Pinnacle at Symphony Place

A 29-story office tower planned for downtown Nashville will take the name "The Pinnacle at Symphony Place" when it opens in January 2010. Pinnacle announced it will move its headquarters there in 2010.
Dec 2005
Nov 2006

Growing and Giving Back

Now the fifth largest bank in the Nashville MSA, Pinnacle's assets grew to $2.1 billion this year. Pinnacle expanded its affordable housing initiative and was once again on the list of top employers based on associate feedback
July 2006
Jul 2006

Sander O'Neill and Partners Choose PNFP

Pinnacle was the only Tennessee company among a group of 34 small-cap banks that make up the Sandler O'Neill and Partners 2006 Sm-All Stars. The elite group was selected based on growth, profitability, credit quality and strength.
Largest Financial Services Firm in Nashville
Mar 2006

Largest Financial Services Firm in Nashville

Pinnacle successfully completed its acquisition of Cavalry Bank, creating the largest financial services firm headquartered in Nashville and the second largest bank holding company in Tennessee. The combined companies have 16 offices and assets at approximately $1.8 billion.
Dec 2005
Dec 2005

Assets Exceed $1 Billion

The firm grew assets to just over $1 billion in five years and expanded its treasury management capabilities. Pinnacle recognized for the third time as a top employer by the Nashville Business Journal.
Community Partnership Award
Nov 2005

Community Partnership Award

Pinnacle received the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati 2005 Community Partnership Award for affordable housing and our community investment program.
Cavalry Bank Acquisition
Oct 2005

Cavalry Bank Acquisition

Pinnacle announced plans to acquire Cavalry Bancorp, a $605 million institution in Rutherford County - one of the fastest-growing counties in Middle Tennessee.
Record Year 2004
Dec 2004

Record Year 2004

Pinnacle had another record year and added a medical practice banking group. Assets grew to $727 million. Pinnacle was once again recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as the "Best Place to Work."
PNFP Top Stock Pick
Jan 2004

PNFP Top Stock Pick

Howe Barnes Investments of Chicago chose Pinnacle as one of its top three stock picks for 2004.
Dec 2003
Dec 2003

Service Grow

Pinnacle reported record performance - expanding wealth management and mortgage practices. Pinnacle announced plans for a prime West End location for its sixth office. Assets grew to $498 million this year.
Nashville Business Journal
Nov 2003

Best Place to Work 2003

Pinnacle was named the "Best Place to Work" among mid-sized businesses by the Nashville Business Journal. Pinnacle hired 37 new associates in 2003, bringing the total to 90 associates.
Dec 2002
Dec 2002

Pinnacle Rises to the Top

There were 185 commercial banks chartered in the United States in 2000. Pinnacle officially became the largest and fastest growing of these banks in terms of total assets. At $305 million in assets, Pinnacle beat its published projections by a year.
PNFP Trades
May 2002

PNFP Trades

Pinnacle announced its common stock will begin trading on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PNFP."
Rapid Growth
Dec 2001

Rapid Growth

In a year characterized by economic volatility, Pinnacle grew almost twice as fast as initially projected. Assets reached $175 million.
Pinnacle Beats Projections
Nov 2001

Pinnacle Beats Projections

The company reached "break even" with its first profitable quarter after only 13 months. This was well in advance of the original projections.
Feb 2000
Dec 2000

Growing Assets

In 2000, Pinnacle opened offices in downtown Nashville and Williamson County. The company recruited 36 of the most talented, most successful, most energized financial services professionals in Middle Tennessee. The hiring philosophy proved successful.
Building Capital
Aug 2000

Building Capital

Pinnacle raised $18.8 million, the largest de-novo capitalization for a national bank in Tennessee.
PNFP
Feb 2000

Pinnacle Financial Services Launched

Twelve prominent Nashville business leaders announced plans to organize a new, locally-owned financial services firm. From the beginning, Pinnacle's leadership set out to build an organization that redefines client service.