About Synchrony Financial

Synchrony Financial is a consumer financial services company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Prior to its 2014 initial public offering, Synchrony operated as GE Capital Retail Finance Corporation and was a division of General Electric. The company offers consumer financing products, including credit, promotional financing and loyalty programs, and installment lending, and FDIC insured savings products through Synchrony Bank, its wholly owned subsidiary. Synchrony raised $2.88 billion in its initial public offering, making it the third largest IPO of 2014. It is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

Synchrony is the largest provider of private label credit cards in the U.S. based on purchase volume and receivables. The company works with different industry segments including: apparel, automotive, consumer electronics, elective health care, home improvement, furnishings and appliances, jewelry, outdoor power equipment and sporting goods. The CareCredit credit card, also through Synchrony Bank, is for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology. In 2015 Synchrony financed over $114 billion in sales and had over 68 million customer accounts.

Synchrony Financial

777 Long Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: (203) 585-2400

Stats

  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: SYF
  • Stock Exchange: NYSE
  • 2016 Employees: 10,000

Major Office Locations

  • Stamford, CT (HQ)