Summit State Bank Recognized as a Top Corporate Philanthropist in the SF Bay Area

Santa Rosa, CA – (July 14, 2014) – Summit State Bank (NASDAQ: SSBI) received recognition for the second consecutive year as one of the Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.

The award recognizes those companies that give back through innovative programs and strong commitment by its team members to make discernible and lasting differences in their communities.

“On behalf of our strong and deeply committed team, we are honored that Summit State Bank has been recognized once again as one of the top 75 Corporate Philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are proud to represent Sonoma County’s philanthropic spirit, and to be included among the many Bay Area based leading firms including Oracle Corporation, Genentech, eBay, Levi Strauss, Google and Saleforce.com,” said Tom Duryea, president and CEO of Summit State Bank.

Summit State Bank has total assets of $460 million and total equity of $63 million at March 31, 2014. Headquartered in Sonoma County, the Bank provides diverse financial products and services throughout Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco, and Marin Counties. Summit has been recognized as one of the Top Corporate Philanthropist by the North Bay Business Journal. In addition, Summit State Bank received the 2013 Rising Star Award from the California Independent Bankers, the 2012 Community Bank Award from the American Bankers Association for its nonprofit work, and has been recognized as one of the North Bay’s Best Places to Work by the North Bay Business Journal. Summit has also been consistently recognized as a high performing bank by Findley Reports. Summit State Bank’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol SSBI. Further information can be found at www.summitstatebank.com.

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Contact:
Thomas Duryea
President and CEO
Summit State Bank
PO Box 6188
Santa Rosa, CA 95406
(707) 568-4920
tduryea@summitstatebank.com