SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Morris Michael Helm

(Last) (First) (Middle)
599 9TH STREET NORTH,SUITE 101

(Street)
NAPLES FL 34102

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
04/10/2008
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TIB FINANCIAL CORP. [ TIBB ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
TIB Bank-EVP/NCA Inc-CEO&Pres
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock, $0.10 par value 11,666(1) D
Common Stock, $0.10 par value 5,000 I Michael H. Morris Trust
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Restricted Stock Grant November 30, 2007 vesting over three years: 3,889 shares annually November 30, 2008 and November 30, 2009 and 3,888 shares vesting November 30, 2010.
Remarks:
Executive Officer of TIB Bank
Vicki L. Walker, Attorney In Fact for Michael Helm Morris 04/11/2008
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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