December 24, 2009

Written agreement with Centrue Financial Corporation and Centrue Bank

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced the execution of a Written Agreement by and among Centrue Financial Corporation, Clayton, Missouri, a registered bank holding company, Centrue Bank, Streator, Illinois, a state chartered member bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Banking.

A copy of the Written Agreement is attached.

Last Update: December 24, 2009