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First Midwest Bank Earns Spot On Two Prestigious Forbes Customer Recognition Lists


CHICAGO, IL, July 1, 2020 – First Midwest Bank today announced it has been named to Forbes Magazine's 2020 "Best-in-State Banks" and "World's Best Banks" lists:

  • Ranked #2 on the "Best-in-State Banks" list for banks in Illinois
  • Ranked #14 on the World's Best Banks list among 75 U.S. banks

To determine both lists, Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to survey customers for their opinions on their current and former banking relationships. The banks were rated on overall recommendations and satisfaction, as well as five subdimensions (trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice).

"We are honored to receive these recognitions, as they reflect the excellence our colleagues deliver to our clients every day," said Mark Sander, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Midwest. "I am especially proud of how our colleagues have stood up during the COVID-19 pandemic—a time when our mission of helping clients achieve financial success is now more important than ever. It is a true testament to the caliber of our talent and to our culture of dedication to our clients, communities and each other."

About First Midwest
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI) is a relationship-focused financial institution and one of the largest independent publicly traded bank holding companies based on assets headquartered in Chicago and the Midwest, with approximately $20 billion of assets and an additional $11 billion of assets under management. First Midwest Bank and First Midwest's other affiliates provide a full range of commercial, treasury management, equipment leasing, consumer, wealth management, trust and private banking products and services. First Midwest operates branches and other locations throughout metropolitan Chicago, southeast Wisconsin and across the Midwest. Visit First Midwest at www.firstmidwest.com.

Contact:
Maurissa Kanter
SVP, Director of Corporate Communications
708.831.7345
maurissa.kanter@firstmidwest.com