Nevada State Bank, as part of Zions Bancorporation, Earns 12 Greenwich Awards for Banking Excellence

Nevada State Bank was recognized by Greenwich Associates for excellence among the nation’s top banks for both small business and middle-market banking.LAS VEGAS — Nevada State Bank, as part of Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION), was recognized in a survey conducted by Greenwich Associates for excellence among the nation’s top banks for both small business and middle-market banking.

The Greenwich awards are based on more than 30,000 market research interviews with companies in the United States. Of the more than 750 banks evaluated, only 34 were cited for distinctive quality, and only 43 were given awards in small business banking. Only 14 banks in the country received 10 or more excellence awards, including Nevada State Bank’s parent company Zions Bancorporation.

The Greenwich survey is conducted with more than 17,000 small businesses across the U.S. (companies with annual sales of $1 million to $10 million) and more than 14,000 middle-market companies, with sales of $10 million to $500 million. Decision-makers at those businesses are asked to rank their bank in 13 different categories.

“We’re honored to have been recognized once again by these awards for what we believe are some of the best products and services available in the industry,” said Harris Simmons, chairman and CEO of Zions Bancorporation. “It’s a testament to our customer commitment that we were recognized for overall customer satisfaction in both middle-market and small business banking.”

On the national level, the bank won awards in the following categories:

Small Business ($1-10 million in annual sales)

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Likelihood to Recommend
  • Relationship Manager Capability
  • Western Region Overall Satisfaction
  • Overall Satisfaction – Treasury Management
  • Western Region Overall Satisfaction – Treasury Management

Middle Market ($10-500 million in annual sales)

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Western Region Overall Satisfaction
  • Relationship Manager Capability
  • Overall Satisfaction – Treasury Management
  • Western Region Overall Satisfaction – Treasury Management
  • Customer Service – Treasury Management

For more information on the Greenwich awards, please visit: www.nsbank.com/greenwich.

The Greenwich Excellence Awards in Small Business and Middle Market Banking

Each year, Greenwich Associates asks decision makers at companies across the U.S. to evaluate each of the banks they use in a variety of categories, in order to benchmark market share, as well as the quality of banking products and services in the marketplace. The results of this research are used to determine the winners of the Greenwich Banking Excellence Awards. The U.S. Small Business Banking Research Study asks decision makers from more than 17,000 businesses with $1-10 million in annual sales to name the banks they use and rate them in 13 banking and treasury management categories. The U.S. Middle Market Banking Research Study asks decision makers from more than 14,000 businesses with $10-500 million in annual sales to name the banks they use and rate them in 13 banking and treasury management categories.  Recognition is based on statistical differentiation at a 95 percent confidence level.

About Nevada State Bank (@nevadastatebank)

Nevada State Bank, with assets of more than $4.0 billion, is the largest state-chartered bank in Nevada. A full-service bank with 50 branches statewide, Nevada State Bank offers a complete range of consumerprivate and business banking services. It 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, 140-year-old Zions Bancorporation has assets of $56 billion. For more information on Nevada State Bank, call 702.383.0009 or access www.nsbank.com.

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