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Jeffersonville Bancorp Announces Third Quarter Earnings, Declares Quarterly Dividend

JEFFERSONVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:JFBC) announced today third quarter net income of $1,105,000 or $0.26 per share compared to $1,155,000 or $0.27 per share for the same quarter in 2011. The decrease in quarterly net income was primarily due to a decrease in interest income of $391,000 and an increase in non-interest expense of $75,000, partially offset by a decrease in interest expense of $260,000 and a decrease in the provision for loan losses of $200,000.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2012, the Company earned net income of $3,285,000 or $0.78 per share, an increase of $451,000 or 15.9% compared to $2,834,000 or $0.67 per share for the same period in 2011. This overall increase was primarily due to a $746,000 decrease in interest expense and a $284,000 decrease in non-interest expense partially offset by a decrease of $561,000 in loan interest and fees and a $189,000 increase in income tax expense.

In lieu of being mailed to shareholders, the company's quarterly brochures including condensed financial results and a message from the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kenneth C. Klein, and President Wayne Zanetti, will be available on the company's website at www.jeffbank.com. The brochures and other investor relation information can be found on the website under the drop down menu titled "other".

A cash dividend in the amount of thirteen cents ($0.13) per share on the common stock of the company was declared at November 13, 2012 meeting of the Board of Directors. The dividend is payable on December 3, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2012.

Jeffersonville Bancorp is a one-bank holding company, which owns all the capital stock of The First National Bank of Jeffersonville. "Jeff Bank" maintains twelve full service branches in Sullivan County, New York located in Bloomingburg, Eldred, Callicoon, Jeffersonville, Liberty, Livingston Manor, Monticello, Narrowsburg, Wal-Mart/Monticello, White Lake and Wurtsboro.

CONTACT: For More Information, call: 845-482-4000 Wayne Zanetti, President - CEOSource:Jeffersonville Bancorp