Wells Fargo is expanding its staff in Georgia by about 3%.

The country's fourth-largest bank announced Thursday that it will hire 200 bankers and mortgage specialists across the state. The majority of the hires will be in the Atlanta metro area, and the bank will also hire in Savannah, Columbus, Augusta and other cities, it said. Wells Fargo, which entered the state with its 2009 acquisition of Wachovia, currently has 6,800 employees in Georgia.

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