SOURCE: Centrue Financial Corporation

November 02, 2007 16:15 ET

Centrue Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividends

OTTAWA, IL--(Marketwire - November 2, 2007) - Centrue Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: TRUE) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors approved the payment of a $0.13 quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock. This marks the 90th consecutive quarter of dividends paid to stockholders. The dividend will be paid to stockholders of record as of November 9, 2007 and will be payable on November 23, 2007.

About the Company

Centrue Financial Corporation is a regional financial services company headquartered in Ottawa, Illinois, and devotes special attention to personal service and offers bank, trust, and investment services. The Company serves a market area which extends from the far western and southern suburbs of the Chicago metropolitan area across Central and Northern Illinois down to the metropolitan St. Louis area.

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Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934 as amended. The Company intends such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is including this statement for purposes of these safe harbor provisions. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe future plans, strategies, and expectations of the Company, are generally identified by the use of words such as "believe," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate," or "project" or similar expressions. The Company's ability to predict results, or the actual effect of future plans or strategies, is inherently uncertain. Factors which could have a material adverse effect on the operations and future prospects of the Company and the subsidiaries include, but are not limited to, changes in: interest rates; general economic conditions; legislative/regulatory changes; monetary and fiscal policies of the U.S. government, including policies of the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board; the quality and composition of the loan or securities portfolios; demand for loan products; deposit flows; competition; demand for financial services in the Company's market areas; the Company's implementation of new technologies; the Company's ability to develop and maintain secure and reliable electronic systems; and accounting principles, policies, and guidelines. These risks and uncertainties should be considered in evaluating forward-looking statements and undue reliance should not be placed on such statements.

Contact Information

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    Thomas A. Daiber
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Centrue Financial Corporation
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    Kurt R. Stevenson
    Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Centrue Financial Corporation
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