BANKFINANCIAL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:BFIN) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

BANKFINANCIAL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:BFIN) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On July27, 2017, the Board of Directors of the BankFinancial Corporation (the “Company”), approved amendments to the Company’s existing employment agreements with "Named Executive Officers" (as defined by Item402(a)(3) of Securities and Exchange Commission Regulation S-K) F. Morgan Gasior, Paul A. Cloutier, and James J. Brennan. The amendments:

extended the expiration date of the terms of the employment periods established in the employment agreements from March 31, 2019 to May 31, 2020;

provided that the annual review process for the employment agreements will be completed by May 31st of each calendar year (or as soon as practicable thereafter), instead of within 45 days after March 31st of each calendar year;

replaced all references in the employment agreements to “BankFinancial, F.S.B.” with “BankFinancial, National Association,” and updated all references to former regulations of the former Office of Thrift Supervision;

removed disability and life insurance from the definition of “Core Plans,” making them unavailable as post-termination benefits;

placed a cap on the dues reimbursements provided for in the employment agreements for Messrs. Gasior, Cloutier and Brennan;

clarified that the term “Average Annual Compensation” as used in the employment agreements for Messrs. Gasior, Cloutier, and Brennan does not include income recognized from the receipt or exercise of equity awards, including stock options;

revised Mr. Gasior’s employment agreement to provide that he will have access to health insurance until he qualifies for Medicare provided that he pays the annual premiums out of his own pocket at the COBRA rate;

revised the employment agreement of Mr. Cloutier to provide for a cash insurance expense stipend if the insurer will not allow him to remain in the Bank’s health insurance plan after his employment ends or until he becomes eligible for other group health insurance or Medicare;

revised Mr. Brennan's employment agreement to remove the post-termination health insurance provision, permit reductions in Mr. Brennan’s base salary with his prior written consent and define full-time employment to mean at least thirty (30) combined on-site and off-site hours per week, or at least one hundred and thirty (130) combined on-site and off-site hours in a calendar month.

The employment agreements between the Company and Messrs. Gasior, Brennan and Cloutier were filed as Exhibits 10.1 through 10.3 to the Report on Form 8-K of the Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 20, 2008.

The forms of the amendments are attached as Exhibits 10.1 through 10.3.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.Description

10.1

Amendment No. 2 to the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement Between BankFinancial Corporation with F. Morgan Gasior

10.2

Amendment No. 2 to the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement Between BankFinancial Corporation with Paul A. Cloutier

10.3

Amendment No. 2 to the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement Between BankFinancial Corporation with James J. Brennan


BankFinancial CORP Exhibit
EX-10.1 2 bfinamned-gasior.htm EXHIBIT 10.1 Exhibit Exhibit 10.1Amendment No. 2 of the BankFinancial Corporation Employment AgreementThis “Amendment No. 2 of the BankFinancial Corporation Employment Agreement (the “Amendment”) is dated and made effective as of July __,…
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About BANKFINANCIAL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:BFIN)

BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B. (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented federal savings bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its customers a range of loan, deposit and other financial products and services through approximately 20 full-service Illinois-based banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com. The Bank also offers its customers a range of financial products and services that are related or ancillary to loans and deposits, including cash management, funds transfers, bill payment, and other online and mobile banking transactions, automated teller machines, safe deposit boxes, trust services, wealth management and general insurance agency services. The Bank provides trust and financial planning services through its Trust Department.

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