BankFinancial Corporation Declares Cash Dividend

| Source: BankFinancial Corporation

BURR RIDGE, Ill., April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BankFinancial Corporation (Nasdaq:BFIN) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.01 per common share. The dividend will be payable on May 23, 2014 to stockholders of record on May 7, 2014.

BankFinancial Corporation is the holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B., a full-service, community-oriented bank providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses through 19 full-service banking offices, located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, Illinois. At December 31, 2013, BankFinancial had total assets of $1.454 billion, total loans of $1.098 billion, total deposits of $1.253 billion and stockholders' equity of $176 million. BankFinancial Corporation's common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol BFIN.

This release includes "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A variety of factors could cause BankFinancial's actual results to differ from those expected at the time of this release. For a discussion of some of the factors that may cause actual results to differ from expectations, please refer to BankFinancial's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC. Investors are urged to review all information contained in these reports, including the risk factors discussed therein. Copies of these filings are available at no cost on the SEC's web site at or on BankFinancial's web site at Forward looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update them to reflect changes.

For Further Information Contact:
Shareholder, Analyst and Investor Inquiries:
Elizabeth A. Doolan
Senior Vice President - Controller
BankFinancial Corporation
Telephone: 630-242-7151

Media Inquiries:
Gregg T. Adams
Executive Vice President - Marketing & Sales
BankFinancial F.S.B.
Telephone: 630-242-7234