Announcing Exciting News That Will Enhance Our Ability to Serve You

We are pleased to let you know that Park Bank has agreed to merge with First Midwest Bank, one of the largest independent banks in the Midwest.

Park Bank has been a trusted financial institution in Milwaukee for more than 100 years. Over that time, we have remained committed to creating long-lasting relationships with our customers. As we look towards the future, we want to offer a more expansive suite of products and services while continuing to provide you with the highly personalized service you have come to expect from us. In First Midwest, we have found a partner with a similar culture and values that will enable us to do both.

First Midwest is a full-service bank headquartered in Chicago with more than 125 locations. Its presence in Milwaukee includes a commercial banking loan production office and a wealth management firm, Northern Oak Wealth Management. First Midwest offers a full range of commercial, treasury management, equipment leasing, consumer, wealth management, trust and private banking products and services, and is part of the Allpoint® ATM network, which provides access to more than 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs worldwide. It also has state-of-the-art online and mobile banking options.

We at Park Bank are excited to join the First Midwest Bank family and to be able to offer you a broader array of products and services. We will keep you informed on the progress of this merger through future communications. At this point, we anticipate the merger to be completed by January 2020.

Enclosed is a Question and Answer Guide to answer some initial questions you may have. This letter, the Question and Answer Guide and the press release announcing our merger are also available on our respective websites at and Of course, you can also direct any questions to your Park Bank relationship manager.

Thank you for your business and your continued loyalty – your confidence and trust are important to us. We look forward to continuing to serve you.


David P. Werner
President and CEO
Park Bank

Mark G. Sander
First Midwest Bank

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