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Contact: Sandi Milton
Nevada State Bank
Cell: 702-278-1912
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Nevada State Bank launches Investment Advisor Group

LAS VEGAS - (February 18, 2009-Las Vegas) -Nevada State Bank launched Investment Advisor Group at its Executive Bank. Russell Price, executive vice president of The Private Bank at Nevada State Bank, and Craig Kirkland, executive vice president of retail banking, will lead the new division.

The Investment Advisor Group gives clients the ability to plan their financial futures including retirement planning, asset allocation and other investment opportunities.

"We take great pride in offering our clients unbiased financial advice," Price said. "We do not work on commission, so our only incentive is to provide our clients with the services that benefit them."

The launch of the Investment Advisor Group is in keeping with Nevada State Bank's strategic focus on providing high level of service to its clients, particularly during these challenging economic times.

"Nevada State Bank opens doors," said Dallas Haun, president and CEO of Nevada State Bank. "The new year offers lots of possibilities for our clients, and we're here to assist our clients in making the most of what the future has to offer."

About Nevada State Bank
Nevada State Bank, with assets of more than $4.0 billion, is the fourth largest commercial bank in Nevada. Established in 1959, it is the oldest state-chartered bank in Nevada with a total of 53 branches statewide. It is a full-service bank offering a complete range of consumer and business services. Nevada State Bank is a subsidiary of Salt Lake City-based Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq: ZION), one of the nation's premier financial services companies. With affiliates in 10 Western and Southwestern states, 135-year-old Zions Bancorporation has assets of $54.3 billion. For more information on Nevada State Bank, call 702.383.0009 or access www.nsbank.com.

Editor's note:  Contact Sandi Milton at Nevada State Bank for a list of local NSB clients available for interviews.

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