Columbia, SC – (February 12, 2018) – South State Bank is pleased to announce that it has earned the 2017 Greenwich Excellence Award in five categories for small business banking.
South State received two national awards for “overall satisfaction” and “likelihood to recommend,” in addition to receiving three regional awards for “overall satisfaction,” “likelihood to recommend” and “cash management – overall satisfaction” in the South. Greenwich Associates is the leading global provider of market intelligence to the financial services industry.
“We are honored to be recognized at a national level by our small business customers. For South State to make the list of top banks in the nation for ‘overall satisfaction’ and ‘likelihood to recommend’ is something we’re very proud of,” said John F. Windley, president and CEO, South State Bank. “Our customers are at the center of everything we do, and the biggest compliment we could receive is for them to recommend South State to their friends and family.”
To determine the award winners, Greenwich Associates evaluated the small business banking platforms of more than 600 banks in the U.S. in 2017. Of these, only 33 had the distinctive quality required to win a Greenwich Excellence Award.
The Greenwich Excellence Awards are based on interviews with more than 15,000 small business banking clients with sales of $1–10 million and cover a range of product and service categories, including overall satisfaction, likelihood to recommend, credit process, ease of product implementation, customer service and other important factors.
South State Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) is a financial services company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, with over $14 billion in assets. South State Bank, the company’s primary subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage and wealth management solutions throughout the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia. South State has served customers since 1934. Additional information is available at SouthStateBank.com.