ALMA, Mich., May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thomas R. Sullivan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Firstbank Corporation (Nasdaq:FBMI) announced today that a $0.06 per share cash dividend will be paid June 27, 2013, to common stock shareholders of record as of June 11, 2013. The $0.06 per share cash dividend is unchanged from the amount paid in the prior quarter.

Firstbank Corporation, headquartered in Alma, Michigan, is a bank holding company using a community bank local decision-making format with assets of $1.5 billion and 46 banking offices serving Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
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