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March 27, 2014

Sabal Trust Appoints Scott L. Pieper, CFA to Chief Investment Officer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 27, 2014) – Sabal Trust, the largest employee-owned trust and investment management company in Florida, has appointed Scott L. Pieper, CFA to Chief Investment Officer. Scott has been with Sabal Trust since 1996.

“Scott has been an integral part of Sabal Trust’s investment team, in addition to his leadership role in the Tampa office and serving as a valuable member of the management committee,” said Ward Curtis, Chairman and CEO of Sabal Trust. “I’m confident he will help to continue the unprecedented success we’ve experienced to date with our investment management activities.”

Scott L. Pieper is a member of the CFA Institute and a past president of CFA Tampa Bay. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Trust School. Scott received a Bachelor of Arts from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of South Florida, and he completed the Executive Education program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Scott is involved in a variety of charitable and philanthropic organizations throughout the Tampa Bay area, currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Conn Memorial Foundation.

About Sabal Trust
Sabal Trust (, the largest employee-owned trust company in the state of Florida, provides investment management, trust and other services to individuals, corporate and not-for-profit organizations. Sabal Trust and its predecessor companies trace its history to 1983. Sabal Trust has offices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Sarasota and The Villages, Florida.

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