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South State Corporation

520 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

Sector(s)Financial Services
Full-time employees5,368

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Robert R. Hill Jr.Exec. Chairman2.02MN/A1967
Ms. Renee R. BrooksChief Operating Officer690.99kN/A1970
Mr. John C. PollokSr. EVP & Director1.33M601.32k1966
Mr. Greg A. LapointeChief Banking Officer767.25kN/A1964
Mr. John S. GoetteePres of Central Banking Group653.72kN/A1958
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes 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, and trust and wealth management services. The company accepts demand deposits, savings deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and other time deposits. It also offers commercial real estate loans, residential real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, and other consumer loans; lending and credit card services; and automated teller machines processing services. In addition, the company provides treasury management services, merchant services, debit card products, automated clearing house services, lock-box services, remote deposit capture services, and other treasury services. As of December 31, 2019, it served customers through 155 financial centers in 29 South Carolina counties, nine North Carolina counties, 17 Georgia counties, and four Virginia counties. 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 9 December 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder rights: 6; Compensation: 6.

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 10 indicates higher governance risk.