South State Bank

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South State Corporation
Public company
Russell 2000 Index component
FoundedJanuary 1, 1934; 86 years ago (1934-01-01) as First National Bank
HeadquartersColumbia, South Carolina, United States
Number of locations
168 branches
Area served
South Carolina
North Carolina
Key people
Robert R. Horger, Chairman
Robert R. Hill, Jr., CEO
John C. Pollok, CFO
ServicesFinancial Services
Increase $0.178 billion (2018)
Total assetsIncrease $14.676 billion (2018)
Total equityIncrease $2.366 billion (2018)
Number of employees
2,602 (2018)
Footnotes / references

South State Bank, based in Columbia, South Carolina, is the largest bank based in South Carolina and a subsidiary of South State Corporation, a bank holding company. As of December 31, 2018, the company had 168 branches, all of which are in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia.[1]

First National Bank was founded in Orangeburg, South Carolina in 1934.[2]

In 2002, the bank changed its name to South Carolina Bank and Trust and moved its headquarters to Columbia, South Carolina. First National Corporation remained the name of the bank holding company.[3]


  1. ^ a b "South State Corporation 2018 Form 10-K Annual Report". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. ^ "Institution History for SOUTH STATE BANK (540926)". Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.
  3. ^ "SCBT-First Financial merger forms S.C.'s fifth-biggest bank". The Times and Democrat. February 21, 2013.

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