BankFinancial will conduct a conference call on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. Chicago Time, to discuss the transaction. The conference call may be accessed by calling 866-783-2141 and using participant passcode 74225878. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast at www.bankfinancial.com , on the "Stockholder Information" page. For those unable to participate in the conference call, the webcast will be archived through 5:00 p.m. Chicago Time, October 15, 2010 on our website. Supplemental transaction and financial information referenced in the conference call will also be available today on our website, www.bankfinancial.com , on the "Stockholder Information" page and through the EDGAR database on the SEC's website, www.sec.gov.BankFinancial Corporation is the holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B., a full-service, community-oriented bank providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses through 18 full-service banking offices, located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will counties, Illinois. At June 30, 2010, BankFinancial Corporation had total assets of $1.566 billion, total loans of $1.124 billion, total deposits of $1.253 billion and stockholders' equity of $259 million. BankFinancial Corporation's common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol BFIN. This release includes "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A variety of factors could cause BankFinancial's actual results to differ from those expected at the time of this release. For a discussion of some of the factors that may cause actual results to differ from expectations, please refer to BankFinancial's most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC. Investors are urged to review all information contained in these reports, including the risk factors discussed therein. Copies of these filings are available at no cost on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or on BankFinancial's website at www.bankfinancial.com . Forward looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update them to reflect changes.
CONTACT: BankFinancial Corporation Shareholder, Analyst and Investor Inquiries: Elizabeth A. Doolan, Senior Vice President - Controller 630-242-7151 BankFinancial, F.S.B. Media Inquiries: Gregg Adams, Executive Vice President - Marketing & Sales 630-242-7234