Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
July 24, 2018

SunTrust Banks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
303 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(800) 786-8787

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report

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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 20, 2018, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (the “Company”) furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) a copy of a news release announcing the Company’s results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 as Exhibit 99.1 to a current report on Form 8-K. The Company is filing this current report on Form 8-K for the purpose of causing portions of such news release to be deemed filed with the Commission and thereby incorporated into certain registration statements. The portion of the July 20, 2018 news release that the Company is filing with the Commission is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and Exhibit 99.1 to this current report is incorporated herein by reference. The Company’s capital ratios are estimated as of the date of this filing and have been updated since the July 20, 2018 earnings release. All information in Exhibit 99.1 is provided as of the date thereof, and the Company does not assume any obligation to update said information in the future.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Financial data as of June 30, 2018

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

July 24, 2018
By: /s/ R. Ryan Richards
R. Ryan Richards,
Senior Vice President, Controller