Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Nasdaq/NGS: PNFP) has been added to the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index (Nasdaq: IXFIN) effective with today’s trading. The index includes securities of 100 of the largest domestic and international financial institutions listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market based on market capitalization. “We are extremely gratified to be included in this selective index of financial stocks,” said M. Terry Turner, Pinnacle’s president and chief executive officer. “Pinnacle’s addition to the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index is further validation that our associates’ dedication to client service contributes to long-term shareholder return.” The index composition is evaluated on an annual basis and includes companies that are included within NASDAQ’s Bank, Insurance and Other Finance indexes. More information about the NASDAQ Financial-100 Index is available at http://www.nasdaq.com/dynamic/nasdaq_financial100.stm. Pinnacle Financial Partners provides a full range of banking, investment, mortgage and insurance products and services designed for small- to mid-sized businesses and their owners and individuals interested in a comprehensive relationship with their financial institution. Comprehensive wealth management services, such as financial planning and trust, help clients increase, protect and distribute their assets. The firm began operations in a single downtown Nashville location in Oct. 2000 and has since grown to over $5.1 billion in assets at March 31, 2013. At March 31, 2013, Pinnacle is the second-largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, with 29 offices in eight Middle Tennessee counties and four offices in Knoxville. Great Place to Work ® recently named Pinnacle one of the best workplaces in the United States on its 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list published in FORTUNE magazine. Pinnacle ranked No. 4 out of 25 of medium-sized list. Additional information concerning Pinnacle can be accessed at www.pnfp.com.