Southside Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Southside Bank, is headquartered in Tyler, Texas. As of December 31, 2012, total assets were approximately $3.24 billion. Southside Bank operates 50 community-banking facilities in 17 cities in Texas. The bank offers a full range of financial services to individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations, including consumer and commercial loans, loans to municipalities, deposit accounts, trust services, personal banking, safe deposit and brokerage services, credit cards and Internet banking. Southside Bancshares trades publicly on the NASDAQ under the symbol SBSI.