First Citizen Promotes Harold Glazer to Vice President/Retail Sales Manager

September 11, 2007

COLUMBIA, SC – September 10, 2007 – Harold Glazer has been promoted to Vice President/ Retail Sales Manager of the First Citizens Columbia branch, located at 1230 Main Street. Mr. Glazer’s key responsibilities include the further development of First Citizen’s Main office as a unique financial resource to the area’s business community, connecting more frequently with existing customers to assist with personal and business financial decisions, and proactively learning more about the life events of our customers so they can benefit from our extensive banking, insurance, investment, trust, and mortgage services.

About First Citizens Bank
First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc. is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc, and The Exchange Bank of South Carolina, Inc. First Citizens Bank offers services in commercial and retail banking through its 166 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of June 30, 2007, First Citizens Bancorporation had total consolidated assets of $6.08 billion. For more information, visit the First Citizens web site at