MILWAUKEE, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- M&I Bank today announced it has been recognized as one of the most reputable U.S. banks by Reputation Institute in a study conducted in collaboration with American Banker. M&I Bank ranked #6 out of thirty U.S. Banks in the 2011 study.
"M&I is honored to be recognized by the Reputation Institute through its annual reputation rankings," said Mark Furlong, chairman and CEO, Marshall & Ilsley Corporation. "We are pleased that consumers continue to value and appreciate our ongoing commitment to providing unparalleled customer service. In addition, this ranking reflects M&I's dedication to being an involved and engaged corporate citizen in the communities we serve."
The ranking of the Most Reputable U.S. Banks is a result of an annual study conducted by Reputation Institute and American Banker. This is the second year the study was conducted with M&I Bank improving from its #8 ranking the previous year.
Companies are selected each year from the largest U.S. banking holding companies published by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Ratings are collected through online questionnaires with respondents evaluating their level of trust, admiration, respect, and good feeling as well as the core seven dimensions of reputation for each institution.Learn more about Reputation Institute and the ranking process at www.reputationinstitute.com. About Reputation Institute Reputation Institute (RI) is the leading international organization devoted to advancing knowledge about corporate reputations and to providing professional assistance to companies interested in measuring and managing their reputations proactively. Founded in 1997, Reputation Institute has been and remains a pioneer and global leader in the development of measurement tools and in offering advice and counsel to leading companies around the world. About M&I Bank M&I Bank is an affiliate of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation (NYSE: MI), a diversified financial services corporation headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with $49.6 billion in assets. Founded in 1847, M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank is the largest Wisconsin-based bank, with 188 offices throughout the state. In addition, M&I has 53 locations throughout Arizona; 36 offices along Florida's west coast and in central Florida; 33 offices in Indianapolis and nearby communities; 26 offices in metropolitan Minneapolis/St. Paul, and one in Duluth, Minn.; 17 offices in the greater St. Louis area; 15 offices in Kansas City and nearby communities; and one office in Las Vegas, Nev. M&I also provides trust and investment management, equipment leasing, mortgage banking, asset-based lending, financial planning, investments, and insurance services from offices throughout the country and on the Internet ( www.mibank.com or www.micorp.com). SOURCE Marshall & Ilsley Corporation