First Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces New Branch of Subsidiary Bank

RENTON, Wash., July 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Financial Northwest, Inc. (“Company”) (NASDAQ:FFNW) today announced that its subsidiary financial institution, First Financial Northwest Bank (“Bank”), has opened a fourth branch office, located at The Landing in Renton, Washington.

The Landing’s branch office is staffed with a local, successful, seasoned, and highly-skilled team. The Bank’s expansion into The Landing’s retail area features its continued focus on efficiency with a small footprint and an extensive use of the latest banking technology. The office is located at 1002 Park Avenue, N. Ste F – Renton, WA 98057, where the Bank is able to connect with its growing Renton community.

The Bank, well-known for the personalized service it has provided to its banking customers in areas of King and Snohomish Counties, is pleased now to provide this to The Landing community along with its complete range of financial solutions designed to meet customers' individual, family, and business banking needs, and its dedication will continue to provide unique financial solutions.

A ribbon-cutting will be held with the public and local dignitaries on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

For more information about the Bank’s products and services, visit

About the Company and the Bank

First Financial Northwest, Inc. is the parent company of the Bank; a Washington chartered commercial bank headquartered in Renton, Washington. For additional information, please visit the Bank’s website at and click on the “Investor Relations” section.

Forward Looking Statements:

This press release contains statements that the Company believes are “forward-looking statements.” These statements relate to the Company’s financial condition, results of operations, plans, objectives, future performance or business. You should not place undue reliance on these statements, as they are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results and performance in future periods may be materially different from any future results or performance suggested by the forward-looking statements in this release. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, those identified in our risk factors contained in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements found herein to reflect any changes in the Company’s expectations of results or any change in events.

For more information, contact: Joseph W. Kiley III, President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Jacobson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (425) 255-4400

Source:First Financial Northwest