Stock SplitOn October 24, 2012, the Board of Directors approved a two-for-one forward split of the Company's common stock. The total number of shares of common stock outstanding will increase from approximately 7.2 million to approximately 14.4 million and the total authorized stock will increase from 80 million shares to 160 million shares. Shares outstanding and per share information have not been adjusted to reflect the stock split, which is effective on November 5, 2012. Conference Call HomeStreet, Inc. will conduct a quarterly earnings conference call on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. ET). Mark K. Mason, President and CEO, will discuss third quarter 2012 results and provide an update on recent activities. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Shareholders, analysts and other interested parties may join the call by dialing 1-877-317-6789 shortly before 10:00 a.m. PT. A rebroadcast will be available approximately one hour after the conference call by dialing 1-877-344-7529 and entering passcode 10019550. (1) Combined results for HomeStreet and Windermere Mortgage Services Series LLC About HomeStreet, Inc. HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and the bank holding company for HomeStreet Bank, a state-chartered, FDIC-insured savings bank. HomeStreet Bank offers consumer and business banking, investment and insurance products and services in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Hawaii. For more information, visit http://ir.homestreet.com. Forward-Looking Statements This report to shareholders contains forward-looking statements concerning HomeStreet, Inc. and the Bank and their operations, performance, financial conditions and likelihood of success. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on many beliefs, assumptions, estimates and expectations of our future performance, taking into account information currently available to us, and include statements about the competitiveness of the banking industry. When used in this press release, the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potential,” “should,” “will” and “would” and similar expressions (including the negative of these terms) may help identify forward-looking statements. Such statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of the Company. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made, and we do not undertake to update them to reflect changes or events that occur after that date.