State Bank Announces Release Date and Conference Call for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State Bank Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:STBZ) will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012, in a press release to be issued before the start of NASDAQ trading on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The press release and accompanying slide presentation will be available in the investors section on the company's website at

The company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. EST, in which Chief Executive Officer Joe Evans, Chief Financial Officer Tom Callicutt and Executive Risk Officer Kim Childers will discuss financial and business results for the quarter and the year.

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Please allow time to register your name and affiliation/company prior to the start of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available in the investors section on the company's website at shortly after the call's completion.

About State Bank Financial Corporation and State Bank and 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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CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact: David F. Black 404.266.4490 Media Contact: David Rubinger 404.502.1240

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