Corporate Leadership

Curtis J. Perry
Executive Vice President
Chief Corporate Banking Officer


Perry began his career with Synovus as Senior Executive Vice President at First Commercial Bank in Birmingham in 2007. A 30-year banking veteran, he previously held the position of Chief Credit Officer for SouthTrust, after managing the commercial banking operation for the mid-South market. Perry’s background also includes experience in loan production, credit management, senior housing, commercial and real estate lending, and private institutional real estate trust fund lending. Perry was named Chief Commercial Officer for Synovus in June 2010, and Chief Corporate Banking Officer in October 2014.

B.S., Finance and Economics, Jacksonville State University
Graduate Business School, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Graduate, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina


  • Past Chairman and President, Jefferson County Assisted Housing Corporation
  • Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Perry oversees the corporate banking group which includes Commercial Payment Systems, Specialty Healthcare Lending, Asset-Based Lending, Corporate Real Estate Lending, and Loan Syndications. He is also responsible for management of Synovus’ Senior Housing Group, Equipment Finance, Middle Market Commercial Banking, and Corporate Banking areas.   He coordinates with Synovus’ market leaders to set strategic direction for customer acquisition and retention in the various lending segments above, while developing and communicating competitive and innovative strategies for the company’s commercial business segment.