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Contact: Sandi Milton
Nevada State Bank
Cell: 702-278-1912
Cheryl Persinger
Cell: 702-325-7351

Nevada State Bank Receives Five National Banking Awards As Part of Zions Bancorporation

LAS VEGAS, NV - (April 1, 2009) - Nevada State Bank and its parent company, Zions Bancorporation, were recognized with five awards from the 2008 Greenwich Excellence Awards for Middle Market Banking. Nevada State Bank is ranked as one of the country's premier financial institutions according to surveys conducted by Greenwich Associates, a national financial consulting and research firm. Its award designations and ratings are widely recognized throughout the financial services industry and often serve as indicators of a bank's strengths and overall client satisfaction.

Nevada State Bank, as part of Zions Bancorporation, was recognized with national and regional awards for middle market banking and treasury management services that include:
National Winner (among all U.S. banks)

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Overall Satisfaction - Treasury/Cash Management
  • Customer Service - Treasury/Cash Management

Regional Winner (West)

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Overall Satisfaction - Treasury/Cash Management

Every year, Greenwich Associates surveys nearly 17,000 businesses that are considered "middle market" because they have annual sales of $10 million-$500 million. Decision makers at these companies in markets across the U.S. evaluate each of the banks they use in a variety of categories.

The results of this market research are compiled to determine the winners of the Greenwich Associates' Excellence Awards for Middle Market Banking. Zions Bancorporation, part of the Western Region, is one of more than 750 banks covered in the middle market banking program. Ratings of individual banks are reported under the holding company name.

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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