For Immediate Release Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)

Citi Earns 25 Spots on Bank Investment Consultant's Top 100 Bank Advisors List for 2018

December 12, 2018


3 Citi Personal Wealth Management Financial Advisors named to Top 10

New York – Citi's growing team of Financial Advisors garnered 25 positions on Bank Investment Consultant's annual Top 100 Bank Advisors list.

Citi Personal Wealth Management Financial Advisors Andrew Vahab, Christopher Barron and David Guthrie, all based in New York City, were named to the Top 10.

"With a reimagined Citigold value proposition and new benefits backed by innovative technology, Citi Personal Wealth Management is relentlessly focused on providing our clients with world-class investment service and guidance," said John Cummings, Head of U.S. Consumer Wealth Management.

"We've strengthened our teams to deliver the personalized service and guidance that's important to being our clients' most trusted and valued financial advisors," added Rebecca Macieira-Kaufmann, Head of Citi's International Personal Bank.

Bank Investment Consultant, a leading online publication for bank-based wealth managers, based its ranking on a composite score that incorporates such measures as production, assets under management and percentage growth in AUM.

The following Citi Financial Advisors were named to this year's BIC Top 100:

Emile Abinader (Granada Hills, Calif.)
Christopher Barron (New York)
Christopher Cralle (Chicago)
Pete Darke (Washington, D.C.)
David Darshan (New York)
Kathy Feeney (Washington, D.C.)
Jeff Goble (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
Brad Goldberg (Chicago)
David Guthrie (New York)
Josh Haber (New York)
Rob Hanes (New York)
Steven Horn (New York)
Alex Marks (Chicago)
Yoni Marom (New York)
Augusto Martins Ferreira (Miami)
Bernard Reina (Los Angeles)
Oscar Sanz (Miami)
Adriano Schirmer de Campos (Miami)
Peter Shieh (Rowland Heights, Calif.)
Sean Styron (Long Island, N.Y.)
Andrew Vahab (New York)
Ed Vizcaino (Coral Gables, Fla.)
Adam Wood (New York)
Daniel Zhao (Long Island, N.Y.)

Citi continues to invest in the professional development of its Financial Advisors and Relationship Managers. This year Citi and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania marked the third anniversary of the Citi Wharton Global Wealth Institute, expanding the first-of-its-kind executive education program in May with the introduction of Excellence in Sales Leadership, a new curriculum and set of courses for the team leaders of Citi Financial Advisors and Relationship Managers. Since its launch in October 2015, more than 1,000 Citi Relationship Managers and Financial Advisors have participated in the program. Initially launched in Philadelphia and Beijing, the program has expanded to Mexico City, San Francisco and Cambridge.

Over the past two years Citi has introduced enhanced client offerings and capabilities, including new Citigold and Citi Priority value propositions, Citigold Client Centers, the largest fee-free ATM network nationwide and new functionality for the Citi Mobile® App for iPhone® that offers a suite of banking, wealth management and payment services and cutting-edge authentication features.

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