Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) announced today that Charles G. Kim, chief financial officer; Jeffery D. Aberdeen, controller; and Nicole A. Rose, manager of planning and acquisitions, of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., will make presentations in New York and Boston February 27-March 1. New York presentations to analysts and investors: Commerce Bancshares, Inc. will meet with small groups of analysts and investors in New York on Monday, February 27 and Tuesday, February 28. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Bank Conference, Boston: On Wednesday, February 29, beginning at 3:15 p.m. (EST), Mr. Kim will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Bank Conference. Mr. Kim will give an update of the company’s 2011 financial performance and general business plan and will be available via live webcast at http://cc.talkpoint.com/keef001/022912a_bb/?entity=28_3QF881K. He will give additional presentations in Boston on March 1. Commerce Bancshares, Inc. presentation slides will be available at www.commercebank.com/about/investor-relations on Monday, February 27. The webcast of Commerce Bancshares’ presentation can be heard at www.commercebank.com/about/investor-relations. About Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), is a $20.6 billion regional bank holding company. For more than 145 years, its subsidiary, Commerce Bank has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce Bank provides a diversified line of financial services, including business and personal banking, wealth management, financial planning, and investments through its affiliated companies. Commerce Bank operates in more than 360 retail locations in the Central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry. Commerce Bancshares also has operating subsidiaries involved in mortgage banking, leasing, credit-related insurance, private equity and real estate activities. For additional information, visit www.commercebank.com.