First Midwest Annual Shareholders Meeting Results and Presentation

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

    ITASCA, Ill., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
 (Nasdaq: FMBI) today announced that at its Annual Shareholders Meeting held on
 April 25, 2001, Brother James Gaffney, John L. Sterling and J. Stephen
 Vanderwoude were elected Directors to serve until the year 2004.  In a
 separate action, the amendment to the Company's 1989 Omnibus Stock and
 Incentive Plan to reserve additional shares was approved.  Additionally,
 Robert P. O'Meara, First Midwest's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
 presented an overview of the Company and its results from operations for the
 year ended December 31, 2000 and three months ended March 31, 2001.
     The results of the Annual Shareholders Meeting and the presentation
 materials will be available for viewing in the Investor Relations section on
 the Company's website, www.firstmidwest.com , on April 25, 2001 at
 approximately 1:00pm CDT and for 7 days thereafter.
     With assets of approximately $6 billion, First Midwest is the largest
 independent and one of the overall largest banking companies in the highly
 attractive suburban Chicago banking market.  As the premier independent
 suburban Chicago banking company, First Midwest provides commercial banking,
 trust, investment management, mortgage and related financial services to a
 broad array of customers through 73 offices located in more than 40
 communities primarily in northern Illinois.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X77528393
 
 

SOURCE First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
    ITASCA, Ill., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
 (Nasdaq: FMBI) today announced that at its Annual Shareholders Meeting held on
 April 25, 2001, Brother James Gaffney, John L. Sterling and J. Stephen
 Vanderwoude were elected Directors to serve until the year 2004.  In a
 separate action, the amendment to the Company's 1989 Omnibus Stock and
 Incentive Plan to reserve additional shares was approved.  Additionally,
 Robert P. O'Meara, First Midwest's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
 presented an overview of the Company and its results from operations for the
 year ended December 31, 2000 and three months ended March 31, 2001.
     The results of the Annual Shareholders Meeting and the presentation
 materials will be available for viewing in the Investor Relations section on
 the Company's website, www.firstmidwest.com , on April 25, 2001 at
 approximately 1:00pm CDT and for 7 days thereafter.
     With assets of approximately $6 billion, First Midwest is the largest
 independent and one of the overall largest banking companies in the highly
 attractive suburban Chicago banking market.  As the premier independent
 suburban Chicago banking company, First Midwest provides commercial banking,
 trust, investment management, mortgage and related financial services to a
 broad array of customers through 73 offices located in more than 40
 communities primarily in northern Illinois.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X77528393
 
 SOURCE  First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.