SOURCE: Brooke Capital Corporation

September 18, 2008 15:12 ET

Riederer Appointed Special Master to Help Resolve Dispute

PHILLIPSBURG, KS--(Marketwire - September 18, 2008) - Mike Hess, president of Brooke Capital Corporation (AMEX: BCP), announced that Albert Riederer had been appointed as special master of Brooke Capital until such time as securitization investors and Brooke Capital settle their dispute regarding securitization servicing fees and securitization cash flows.

Hess stated, "Mr. Riederer has been charged by the court with the responsibility of maintaining the 'status quo' in our company until the dispute between Brooke Capital and the securitization investors has been resolved. Mr. Riederer has a strong insurance background and a reputation for fair dealing."

Mr. Riederer served as the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney from 1980 to 1992. Upon leaving public office, he entered private practice. Mr. Riederer was named the first chairman of Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Company and has served on the Missouri Court of Appeals.

About Brooke Capital Corporation:

Brooke Capital Corporation (AMEX: BCP) is a Phillipsburg, Kansas-based insurance agency franchisor and consultant.

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