Amsouth Bank, Birmingham, Ala., has promoted John M. Gaffney to executive vice president and Birmingham city president.

He will be in charge of the bank's 40 branches in the five-county Birmingham area.

Mr. Gaffney had been Birmingham commercial banking manager since 1994. Before that he was manager of the metropolitan commercial loan department and regional banking group.

Comerica Bank and Trust in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., a subsidiary of Detroit-based Comerica Inc., has hired Kathleen Croff to be a vice president and trust officer.

Ms. Croff had held the same titles in SunTrust Bank South Florida's Stuart branch. She has 15 years' trust experience.

Renee Quinn, an assistant vice president and private banking officer in Comerica's Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office, was promoted to vice president.

Ms. Quinn, who has more than 20 years of financial services experience, joined Comerica in 1993 from Glendale Federal Bank.

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