Sound Community Bank and Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. Receive Accolades in Two Puget Sound Publications

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SEATTLE, June 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFBC) announced today that it was ranked 9th in the region in the Seattle Times' Best of the Northwest Top Companies 2013. The Puget Sound Business Journal ranked Sound Financial Bancorp 7th for increased net profit, 32nd for fastest growing companies, and 59th for largest public companies in the State of Washington.

"Our commitment to stakeholders including shareholders, the communities we serve, employers and employees is reaffirmed by recognition of our performance. We achieve these milestones with our promise to be 'Simply Better Here,'" said Laurie Stewart, President & CEO of Sound Financial Bancorp. "We are truly honored by these recognitions. They are the result of hard work, remaining nimble, and of course teamwork within our organization."

To be considered for The Seattle Times' "Best of the Northwest", companies must be headquartered in Washington, Oregon or Idaho, and traded on a major stock exchange for all of 2013. Additionally, company shares cannot have closed below $2 at any time during the past year. Free Cash-Flow Yield, Return on Invested Capital, Asset Turnover and Stock Price Appreciation were considered in the ranking. The Puget Sound Business Journal ranked public companies in the State after reviewing 2013 public filings.

Sound Community Bank is a full-service bank, providing personal and business banking services in communities across the greater Puget Sound region. The Seattle-based company operates banking offices in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Clallam Counties and on the web at Sound Community Bank is a subsidiary of Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFBC).

CONTACT: For additional information: Media Contact: Brady Robb (206) 448-0884 ext. 202

Source:Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc.