State Bank Financial Corporation to Present at Sandler O'Neill's 2012 East Coast Financial Services Conference

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State Bank Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:STBZ) will be presenting on Thursday November 15, 2012 at 9:45 a.m. EST at the 2012 East Coast Financial Services Conference hosted by Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. at the Turnberry Isle Miami resort in Aventura, FL.

State Bank Chief Executive Officer Joe Evans will discuss State Bank's recent financial performance and provide an overview of State Bank's strategic priorities.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available through the website, You will also be able to locate this link through State Bank's website under the "Investors" section at A replay of the webcast will be available for 30 days following the presentation, through the provided link. The presentation will also be available via audio conference by dialing 877-253-8059 followed by the passcode, 7598910510#.

About State Bank Financial Corporation and State Bank & Trust Company

State Bank Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:STBZ) is the holding company for State Bank and Trust Company, one of Georgia's best-capitalized banks, with approximately $2.64 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012. State Bank has locations in Metro Atlanta and Middle Georgia. State Bank Financial Corporation is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and State Bank and Trust Company is headquartered in Macon, Georgia.

State Bank was named the best performing community bank in the United States for 2011 by SNL Financial LC for banks between $500 million and $5 billion in assets. State Bank was also ranked fourth among the 195 banks in the $1 billion-to-$5 billion-asset category of Bank Director magazine's 2012 Bank Performance Scorecard, a ranking of U.S. publicly traded banks and thrifts based on 2011 calendar-year financials.

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Source:State Bank Financial Corporation