Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

BankFinancial Corporation (BFIN)

5/25/2006 Proxy Information

Neither the Bank nor the Company currently extends credit to its executive officers and directors or any organization considered to be a related interest or affiliate under applicable federal law, and no such loans were outstanding as of December 31, 2005. Patrick I. Hartnett, in addition to his duties as a director of the Bank and the Company, is a partner of the law firm of Hartnett & Hartnett, which provides legal services to the Bank, primarily in connection with mortgage foreclosures and consumer bankruptcies. Neither Mr. Hartnett nor his firm currently provides legal services to the Company. During the year ended December 31, 2005, the Bank paid Hartnett & Hartnett legal fees of $42,721. In 2006, the Board of Directors determined that, for reasons relating to director independence under applicable regulatory standards, the Bank would not engage Mr. Hartnett or his firm to represent the Bank in any new legal matters, and that their legal representation of the Bank would cease upon the completion of matters currently assigned to them.