MicroFinancial Incorporated (NASDAQ:MFI), a financial intermediary specializing in vendor based leasing and finance programs for micro-ticket transactions, announced today that for the second consecutive year, it is listed as one of the Top 100 Equipment Leasing Companies in the United States according to the 2011 Edition of the Monitor 100.

The Monitor 100 is published annually and ranks the largest equipment leasing and finance companies based on net assets and new business volume. The report, published in the 2011 Monitor 100 Special Issue dated June 2011, listed the Company 76 th in originations and 86 th in net assets, an improvement of 5 and 7 positions, respectively, from the 2010 rankings.

Richard Latour, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “The last several years have been very challenging for the entire leasing and finance industry. We are very pleased to once again be recognized by the Monitor Daily for our accomplishments during 2010.”

About The Company

MicroFinancial Inc. (NASDAQ:MFI), is a financial intermediary specializing in micro-ticket leasing and financing. MicroFinancial has been in operation since 1986 and is headquartered in Burlington, MA. For more information, please visit http://www.microfinancial.com.

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