WARSAW – Lakeland Financial Corp., parent company of Lake City Bank, has been included on the Sandler O’Neill Partners Sm-All Stars List. Lakeland Financial is one of only six bank holding companies that were members of the Sm-All Stars Class in 2011.
Sandler O’Neill + Partners annual evaluates all publicly-traded banks and thrifts nationwide with a market cap of less than $2 billion to identify the top-performing small-cap banks and thrifts. The analysis focuses on growth, profitability, asset quality and capital strength.
“It’s rewarding for the entire Lake City Bank Team to be included in this list of high performing banks,” said Michael L. Kubacki, chairman and CEO of Lakeland Financial.