While you might have integrity and be a person of your word, who backs up those words with actions, PNC Bank most certainly is the complete opposite. They have no integrity and they blatantly lie. We have a loan with PNC Bank and have made every single payment to them, on time, for the past 2 years just as we agreed to do. Our attorney is/was in the process of negotiating the terms of the balance of the loan and was told by their attorney what documents they were going to require and was also told that our bank rep was going on vacation and nothing would be happening for at least the next week. Well, they lied. On Friday, at the end of the day, PNC sucked $58,000 from our account with no notice whatsoever. To make matters worse, there is $50,000 worth of checks written to vendors and employees, including our paycheck. They took the money out anyway, even though there were outstanding checks which were written on clear money. We sent an email to our rep and received an auto-response saying she was on vacation and giving the names of 2 people to contact in case of an emergency. Well this is an emergency and surely this must be a mistake, right? Despite repeated phone calls to both people, we were only able to get one man on the phone who basically said, "too bad, fuck you, talk to your attorney." When our attorney spoke with the PNC attorney, they said they knew it was happening, despite telling us, in writing that it wasn't going to. I can't even fathom how someone would do that and then leave for vacation, without any regard and leaving people to try and pull their business and lives together. We are filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. I'm tempted to write all of their names here, but I have more integrity than that.
I'll save the long list of how poor this customer service is. After 10 months (TEN - please count them, TEN) of trying to get something SIMPLE like my loan payment to be deducted automatically, I finally lost it today.
The bank was refusing to waive $130 of fees, their error, and they admit that. Spoke with somebody who puts the "Douche" in "Douchebag", Thomas Dillard, at 877-631-8998, x2695443896 (LOVE those TEN DIGIT extensions).
Will NEVER do business with this bank again. POOR, POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE.
I can't speak for other customers' experiences, but I can say that Chris and Laura have been absolutely wonderful, and have become good friends in the time that I have known them. No matter what is going on, Laura and Chris always have a smile on their faces, and always greet me and every customer I've seen with a positive and upbeat attitude. This makes going into the bank (which would normally be a chore) a pleasurable experience that I actually look forward to. As far as PNC as a whole, they are like any other large national bank. They do make things more convenient with their ATM that allows you to deposit cash and checks. Mostly, though, the excellent customer service at the Pawleys Island branch separates the bank from others.
PNC bought out my previous bank and I have been very happy with my overall experience. I am a fairly technical person so the online access and all of the things I can do with my online banking and depositing with my iPhone has helped a lot. My particular branch is not busy so it is more like going in to your local barber shop than it is your local bank. Everyone knows me and is always friendly and willing to chat if not busy so the overall experience for me from a service and access perspective has been fantastic. I do not have any loans or investment products with them so I cannot attest to those items.
I took out a very small loan ($5,000) with PNC bank....after many phone calls, getting the run around (they couldn't find my loan request at first), and call backs as they promised with a status (that should have been the key) finally got a call the loan had been approved after over a week. Went in to the bank to sign paperwork , then got a call a week later they had processed the paperwork wrong (wrong payment date) and needed me to resign new paperwork. I found this a little fishy as I had already received my check. Ok...signed new paperwork....Week later get a call the head office had let the paperwork fall in to a black hole and they needed me to resign paperwork for a third time. I have good credit and a good salary so there is nothing on my side causing this insane business. Come on.....three times to sign the same paperwork.....What is wrong with these people. Will never, ever, ever do business with this bank again.. Just hope when I pay off my loan they show it paid and don't want me to repay it 3 times.