Hawthorne Financial to Webcast First Quarter Conference Call

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hawthorne Financial Corporation

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawthorne Financial
 Corporation (Nasdaq: HTHR), parent company of Hawthorne Savings, F.S.B.,
 announced today that it has scheduled an analyst conference call for
 1:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 19, 2001 to review the Company's first
 quarter 2001 earnings.  First quarter earnings will be released before the
 market opens on April 19, 2001.  Representing the Company on the call will be
 Simone Lagomarsino, President and Chief Executive Officer and Karen Abajian,
 Chief Financial Officer.
     Audio access to the conference call will be available through a live
 Webcast over the Internet at www.hawthornesavings.com.  The Webcast of
 Hawthorne Financial Corporation's conference call will also be available for
 replay through May 18, 2001 by accessing the same link.  Any questions
 concerning the Webcast should be directed to Karen Abajian (310) 725-1890.
 
     Hawthorne Savings, F.S.B., operates eight branches in Southern California.
 The Company specializes in real estate secured loans in the niche markets that
 it serves, including: 1) permanent loans collateralized by single family
 residential property, 2) permanent and construction loans secured by
 multi-family residential and commercial real estate, 3) loans for the
 construction of individual single family residential homes and the acquisition
 and development of land for the construction of such homes. The Company funds
 its loans predominantly with retail deposits generated through its eight full
 service retail offices.
 
 

SOURCE Hawthorne Financial Corporation
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawthorne Financial
 Corporation (Nasdaq: HTHR), parent company of Hawthorne Savings, F.S.B.,
 announced today that it has scheduled an analyst conference call for
 1:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 19, 2001 to review the Company's first
 quarter 2001 earnings.  First quarter earnings will be released before the
 market opens on April 19, 2001.  Representing the Company on the call will be
 Simone Lagomarsino, President and Chief Executive Officer and Karen Abajian,
 Chief Financial Officer.
     Audio access to the conference call will be available through a live
 Webcast over the Internet at www.hawthornesavings.com.  The Webcast of
 Hawthorne Financial Corporation's conference call will also be available for
 replay through May 18, 2001 by accessing the same link.  Any questions
 concerning the Webcast should be directed to Karen Abajian (310) 725-1890.
 
     Hawthorne Savings, F.S.B., operates eight branches in Southern California.
 The Company specializes in real estate secured loans in the niche markets that
 it serves, including: 1) permanent loans collateralized by single family
 residential property, 2) permanent and construction loans secured by
 multi-family residential and commercial real estate, 3) loans for the
 construction of individual single family residential homes and the acquisition
 and development of land for the construction of such homes. The Company funds
 its loans predominantly with retail deposits generated through its eight full
 service retail offices.
 
 SOURCE  Hawthorne Financial Corporation