SSB - South State Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Delayed Price. Currency in USD

South State Corporation

520 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

IndustryRegional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
Full Time Employees2,719

Key Executives

Mr. Robert R. Hill Jr.CEO & Exec. Director2.02M1.12M51
Mr. John C. PollokSr. EVP, CFO & COO1.29M328.03k51
Ms. Renee R. BrooksChief Admin. Officer and Sr. EVP645.44kN/A47
Mr. Joseph E. BurnsSr. Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer670.85k194.55k62
Mr. John F. WindleyChief Banking Officer697.84k129.37k64
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


South State Corporation operates as the bank holding company for South State Bank that provides a range of retail and commercial banking services, mortgage lending services, trust and investment services, and consumer finance loans. It accepts demand deposits, savings deposits, interest-bearing demand deposits, certificates of deposit, and other time deposits; and offers lending and credit card, ATM processing, and wealth management and trust services. The company also provides investment advisory and broker dealer services. It operates 116 financial centers in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. The company was formerly known as First Financial Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to South State Corporation in July 2013. South State Corporation was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina.

Corporate Governance

South State Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.