SOURCE: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

May 16, 2011 13:40 ET

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. to Webcast Annual Stockholders Meeting

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwire - May 16, 2011) - First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "First Midwest") (NASDAQ: FMBI), the holding company of First Midwest Bank, today announced that it will conduct its Annual Stockholders Meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at 9:00 A.M. CT at the Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, Illinois. After conducting the business described in the Company's 2011 Proxy Statement, First Midwest's management will make a brief presentation.

Stockholders and interested investors may access the live, listen-only webcast by going to the Investor Relations section of the First Midwest web site at The replay of the webcast and the presentation materials will be available approximately one hour following completion of the meeting and for 7 days thereafter.

First Midwest is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the growing Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of both business and retail banking and trust and investment management services through some 100 offices located primarily in metropolitan Chicago. First Midwest was recently recognized as having the "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Midwest" according to J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study(SM). The bank is also recognized by the Chicago Tribune as one of the top 20 best places to work in Chicago among large employers.

Contact Information

    Cynthia A. Lance
    EVP, Corporate Secretary
    (630) 875-7345

    First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
    One Pierce Place, Suite 1500
    Itasca, Illinois 60143-9768
    (630) 875-7450