SOURCE: First Midwest Bank

First Midwest Bank

November 10, 2011 05:00 ET

Fred F. Sinkovits Joins First Midwest Bank

PLAINFIELD, IL--(Marketwire - Nov 10, 2011) - First Midwest Bank today announced that Frederick F. Sinkovits has joined the company as a Commercial Loan Officer. Sinkovits has an extensive background of over 25 years in financial services with a strong focus on commercial sales and portfolio management. Prior to joining First Midwest Bank, he was a Senior Vice President at Old Second National Bank in Aurora, handling commercial, industrial and commercial real estate accounts and new business development. He also held a position at Old Second as Regional Manager overseeing the Naperville and Lisle locations. Sinkovits also brings with him broad knowledge from his previous Commercial Loan positions at both Harris Bank and LaSalle Bank.

"We are extremely pleased to have someone with Fred's commercial banking expertise join the First Midwest team," commented Joseph Judd, Regional President. "In addition to his proven track record as a top sales producer, he is also a very active member of community organizations in the Naperville area."

He received his BA from Illinois Benedictine College in Lisle and graduated from the National School of Real Estate Finance at the University of Wisconsin. He also completed training at the American Bankers Association's National Commercial Lending Graduate School at the University of Oklahoma.

Fred Sinkovits can be reached at (815) 327-4842, via email at or at the First Midwest office located at 24509 W. Lockport Street in Plainfield.

About First Midwest

First Midwest Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Itasca-based First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI) is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the Chicagoland banking market with approximately $8.4 billion in assets. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of business, retail banking and trust and investment management services through some 100 offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois and eastern Iowa. First Midwest was recently recognized as having the "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Midwest" according to the 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.

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