July 31, 2014

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. Ranked as Top Performing Bank by American Banker

Alabama Ranked Among Top in Nation

Birmingham, AL -

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS) is ranked 9th in the Top Mid-Tier Banks between $2 billion and $10 billion in assets in the U.S. by American Banker for 2014. Based on a 3-year average Return On Equity, ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. is the only bank headquartered in Alabama to be included in the ranking.

American Banker uses regulatory data to determine the rankings, but since those registered as subchapter S corporations are not subject to federal corporate income tax, the Return On Equities for those institutions are adjusted accordingly to allow for fair comparison with their peers.

For more information about ServisFirst Bank, please contact Krista Conlin at 205-937-3777. To learn more about ServisFirst Bank, please visit us at www.servisfirstbank.com.