Posted April 5, 2010 3:42 p.m. EDT
Updated May 7, 2010 5:36 p.m. EDT

— BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., is among the nation's top 10 financial-holding companies with $165.8 billion in assets.

Located: 200 W. Second St., Winston-Salem

Employees: More than 30,000 employees and more than 1,800 locations in 12 states and Washington, D.C.

Other facts:

BB&T is the largest mortgage lender in North Carolina and West Virginia and the top small business lender in the Carolinas.