SOLON, Ohio, May 17, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PVF Capital Corp. (Nasdaq:PVFC) (the "Company") today announced the appointment of Richard R. Hollington, III, to the board of directors of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Park View Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank").

"We are extremely pleased to have someone of Dick's caliber join our boards. He brings an extensive background and varied experience that will compliment the current boards and help take the Bank to the next level," said Mark D. Grossi, chairman of the board of the Company and the Bank.

Mr. Hollington is the current President of CapitalWorks, LLC, an alternative asset manager with two private investment funds.  Mr. Hollington's responsibilities include day-to-day management for CapitalWorks and all of its products, developing and maintaining relationships with investors and financial intermediaries, sourcing and executing acquisition opportunities and stewarding portfolio company investments.

"Dick will be an immediate asset to both boards and we look forward to working with him in building Park View Federal into the financial institution of choice for Northeast Ohio," said Robert J. King, Jr., president and CEO of the Company and the Bank.

Prior to joining CapitalWorks, Mr. Hollington founded RRH Management LLC to acquire and grow high quality manufacturing or distribution businesses in Northeast Ohio. Before forming RRH Management, he spent 11 years in banking as a member of the executive management team of Sky Financial Group and its predecessors, where he led wealth management, insurance and banking business units and was responsible for the integration of specific bank acquisitions.

Mr. Hollington worked for McKinsey & Company, in its Cleveland, San Francisco and London offices, providing strategy development and performance improvement initiatives with energy, heavy industry, steel, food, and research and development companies. Earlier still, Mr. Hollington was in corporate finance with Cleveland-based McDonald Investments, working on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital transactions.

PVF Capital Corp. is the holding company for Park View Federal Savings Bank, headquartered in Solon, Ohio, serving the Greater Cleveland area with 17 full-service branch offices. Additional information on the Company may be found at .

This press release contains statements that are forward-looking, as that term is defined by the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995 or the Securities and Exchange Commission in its rules, regulations and releases. The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbors created thereby. All forward-looking statements are based on current expectation regarding important risk factors including, but not limited to, real estate values and the impact of interest rates on financing. Accordingly, actual results may differ from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, and the making of such statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company or any other person that results expressed therein will be achieved.

PVF Capital Corp.'s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol PVFC.
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