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First Place Financial Corp - Company Capsule
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Published Date: April 2011




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First Place Financial Corp.

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First Place Financial Corp. - Company Overview

First Place Financial Corp. (First Place Financial) is the financial holding company of First Place Bank. The company
principally offers a full range of business and retail banking products, as well as a variety of real estate, insurance and
investment services. The company operates its banking business through its subsidiary First Place Bank. The bank is
principally engaged in accepting business and retail deposits from the general public and investment of these funds in
family residential mortgage, multifamily, home equity, and commercial real estate, construction and commercial loans.
The company operates its non banking business through four subsidiaries, namely, First Place Insurance Agency,
Coldwell Banker First Place Real Estate, APB Financial Group and Title Works Agency. The company serves through its
subsidiaries in 44 retail locations, two business financial service centers and 18 loan production offices. The company is
headquartered in Warren, Ohio, US.


Financial Performance

The company reported Interest Income of US$157.2 million during the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010. The company's
Interest Income declined at a compounded rate of 8.9% during the period 2008-2010 with a year on year decline of 8.6%
over fiscal year 2009. During the fiscal year 2010, its operating margin was 68.6% as against an operating margin of
52.1% in fiscal year 2009. During the fiscal year 2010, the company registered a net margin of -19.9% as against a net
margin of 64.3% in the fiscal year 2009.




First Place Financial Corp. - Key Facts

First Place Financial Corp., Key Facts

                                  185 East Market Street, Warren,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                Ohio (OH), 44481, United States Exchange
                                                                                               FPFC (NASDAQ)




Telephone                          + 1 330 3731221                  No. of Employees           839



Fax                                + 1 330 3933028                  Financial Year End         June



URL                               www.firstplacebank.com            Revenue (in USD Million)   157.20



Industry                          Financial Services



Locations                         United States

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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First Place Financial Corp. - Major Products and Services

First Place Financial Corp. is a financial holding company principally offers a full range of business and retail banking
products, as well as a variety of real estate, insurance and investment services. The Key products and services of the
company include the following:

First Place Financial Corp., Major Products and Services
Checking accounts

Saving Accounts

Credit Cards

Construction real estate loans

Commercial real estate loans

Home insurance

Auto insurance

Business insurance

Life and disability insurance

Professional insurance

Investment services

Auto loans

Home equity loans

Mortgages
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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First Place Financial Corp. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of First Place Financial Corp.:

Community Financial Corporation

Flagstar Bancorp, Inc.

National City Corporation

United Community Financial Corp.

Central Federal Corporation

FFD Financial Corporation

Fifth Third Bancorp




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First Place Financial Corp. - Key Employees


First Place Financial Corp., Key Employees


           Name                            Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age


A. Gary Bitonte            Director                                 Non Executive Board   2000    63


                           Chief Credit Officer, Corporate
Craig Reay                                                          Senior Management     2009    53
                           Executive Vice President


David W. Gifford           Chief Financial Officer                  Senior Management     2008    58


                           Corporate Executive Vice President -
Debra Bish                                                          Senior Management     2007    44
                           Marketing


Donald Cagigas             Director                                 Non Executive Board   2000    70


E. Jeffrey Rossi           Director                                 Non Executive Board   1994    57


Earl T. Kissell            Director                                 Non Executive Board   2000    61


Frank Dixon                Director                                 Non Executive Board   2010    54


                           General Counsel, Secretary, Executive
J. Craig Carr                                                    Senior Management        2004    62
                           Vice President
                           Regional President, North Coast,
                           Corporate Director - Commercial
Kenton Thompson                                                     Senior Management     2003    54
                           Banking, President - - Wealth
                           Management

Marie Izzo Cartwright      Director                                 Non Executive Board   2000    57


                           Corporate Executive Vice President -
Robert Kowalski                                                     Senior Management     2005    45
                           Human Resources


Robert L. Wagmiller        Director                                 Non Executive Board   2000    67


Robert P. Grace            Director                                 Non Executive Board   1996    71


Samuel A. Roth             Chairman                                 Executive Board       2004    67


                           Chief Executive Officer, President,
Steven R. Lewis                                                     Executive Board       1998    52
                           Director


Thomas M. Humphries        Director                                 Non Executive Board   1990    66


William A. Russell         Director                                 Non Executive Board   2000    63

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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First Place Financial Corp. - Locations and Subsidiaries

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