Industry Expert Supports Southwest Bank for Successor Trustee of San Juan Basin Royalty Trust (SJT)

Release Date: 
Monday, November 14, 2016

Contact: Susan Schoolfield
Balcom Agency, 817-877-9933

Urges Unitholders to Vote the WHITE Proxy Card Today

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, November 14, 2016—Southwest Bank and Robert Lansford (collectively, the “Southwest Bank Participants”) today announced that they have received a statement of support from Jon Brumley, veteran of the oil and gas industry and creator of several royalty trusts including the San Juan Basin Royalty Trust (the “Trust” or “SJT”).  Mr. Brumley provided the following statement:

“As a unitholder familiar with the San Juan Basin Royalty Trust, I support Southwest Bank as trustee for the Trust.  I believe Southwest Bank is doing a good job on the royalty trusts they currently administer.”

The Southwest Bank Participants appreciate the support of Mr. Brumley and continue to encourage unitholders of the Trust to vote for the removal of Compass Bank as trustee of the Trust and the appointment of Southwest Bank as successor trustee at the November 21, 2016 special meeting of the Trust’s unitholders.

Unitholders are urged to sign, date and return the WHITE proxy card today, or they may vote online or by telephone by following the instructions on the voting materials they have received.  The Southwest Bank Participants also encourage unitholders to contact their proxy solicitor, Okapi Partners, at (212) 297-0720 or toll-free at (877) 279-2311 or by email at with any questions, or if they need assistance with their vote.

About Southwest Bank

Proudly serving North Texas for 50 years, Southwest Bank is the largest locally owned, independent bank in Tarrant County. In addition to full-service banking centers in Fort Worth, Dallas, Arlington, Burleson, Grapevine, Mansfield and Saginaw, Southwest Bank maintains mortgage offices in Fort Worth, Dallas and Austin and a royalty trust management office in Dallas. Southwest Bank values its customers and believes in building loyal, lasting relationships through personalized service, honesty and integrity. For more information, visit Member FDIC.

Contacts:  Lee Ann Anderson                                                                 Okapi Partners
                 Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Administrator             Patrick McHugh/Charles Garske/Lydia Mulyk
                 Southwest Bank                                                                     (212) 297-0720
                 (817) 298-5587                                                                    (877) 279-2311 (Toll-Free)

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