THE CORPORATE LIBRARY

Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (FMBI)

4/10/2006 Proxy Information

First Midwest, through the Bank, has directly or indirectly made loans and had transactions with certain of its executive officers and directors. All such loans and transactions, however, were made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features.

Brian J. O’Meara, the Bank’s Director of Marketing, is the son of John M. O’Meara and earned more than $60,000 in 2005.

John M. O'Meara is the brother of Robert P. O’Meara.

Mr. O'Meara is Chairman of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. and served as Chief Executive Officer from 1987 through the end of 2002.

4/7/2005 Proxy Information

Robert P. O’Meara is the brother of John M. O’Meara

First Midwest entered into a Retirement and Consulting Agreement with Robert P. O’Meara, Chairman of the Board, in connection with Mr. O’Meara’s retirement from the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2002, and his subsequent retirement from employment effective April 30, 2003. The Agreement provided for his nomination for election as a director at the 2003 Annual Meeting, for consideration for nomination for re-election in 2006 and for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Bank so long as he serves as a director of First Midwest. Effective after his retirement on April 30, 2003, Mr. O’Meara is to be compensated for his service as a non-employee director of First Midwest and of the Bank. Pursuant to the Agreement, Mr. O’Meara has agreed to provide consulting services to First Midwest through December 31, 2005, subject to earlier termination, and to non-competition and non-solicitation covenants through April 30, 2006. Mr. O’Meara will be paid an annual consulting fee of $150,000. In recognition of Mr. O’Meara’s long service to First Midwest, the agreement also provides for continuation of medical benefits for Mr. O’Meara and his spouse after retirement, the extension of a continuing participation agreement under the Omnibus Plan, and office and support services while serving as a director or consultant to First Midwest.

First Midwest, through the Bank, has directly or indirectly made loans and had transactions with certain of its executive officers and directors. All such loans and transactions, however, were made in the ordinary course of business on substantially the same terms, including interest rates and collateral, as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with other persons and did not involve more than the normal risk of collectibility or present other unfavorable features.

Brian J. O’Meara, the Bank’s Director of Marketing, is the son of John M. O’Meara and earned more than $60,000 in 2004.

The brother-in-law of Mr. Schwartz is President of S. Siegel and Associates, which received more than $60,000 from First Midwest and its borrowers for appraisal and other services, all on terms negotiated at an arms-length basis and comparable to terms agreed upon with similar providers. Of the amount received, approximately $40,000 was paid by First Midwest and the remainder was paid by the Bank’s borrowers.

4/12/2004 Proxy Information

Robert P. O’Meara is the brother of John M. O’Meara.

The Company entered into a Retirement and Consulting Agreement with Robert P. O’Meara, Chairman of the Board, in connection with Mr. O’Meara’s retirement from the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2002, and his subsequent retirement from employment effective April 30, 2003. The agreement provided for his nomination for election as a director at the 2003 Annual Meeting, for consideration for nomination for re-election in 2006 and for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Bank so long as he serves as a director of the Company. Effective after his retirement on April 30, 2003, Mr. O’Meara is to be compensated for his service as a non-employee director of the Company and of the Bank. Pursuant to the Agreement, Mr. O’Meara has agreed to provide consulting services to the Company through December 31, 2005, subject to earlier termination, and to non-competition and non-solicitation covenants through April 30, 2006. Mr. O’Meara will be paid an annual consulting fee of $150,000. In recognition of Mr. O’Meara’s long service to the Company, the agreement also provides for continuation of medical benefits for Mr. O’Meara and his spouse after retirement, the extension of a continuing participation agreement under the Omnibus Plan, financial and tax planning assistance for 2003 and office and support services while serving as a director or consultant to the Company.

4/14/2003 Proxy Information

Robert P. O’Meara is the brother of John M. O’Meara.

The Company entered into a Retirement and Consulting Agreement with Robert P. O’Meara, Chairman of the Board, in connection with Mr. O’Meara’s retirement from the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2002, and his subsequent retirement from employment effective April 30, 2003. The agreement provides for his nomination for election as a director at the Annual Meeting, for consideration for nomination for re-election in 2006 and for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Bank so long as he serves as a director of the Company. After his retirement on April 30, 2003, Mr. O’Meara will be compensated for his service as a Non-employee director of the Company and of the Bank. That agreement provides for adjustment of Mr. O’Meara’s annual salary to $150,000, effective January 1, 2003. Mr. O’Meara will not be entitled to receive any incentive compensation with respect to his service in 2003, but he will continue to participate in benefit plans during such period. Pursuant to the Agreement, Mr. O’Meara has agreed to provide consulting services to the Company through December 31, 2005, subject to earlier termination, and to noncompetition and nonsolicitation covenants through April 30, 2006. Mr. O’Meara will be paid an annual consulting fee of $150,000. In recognition of Mr. O’Meara’s long service to the Company, the agreement also provides for continuation of medical benefits for Mr. O’Meara and his spouse after retirement, the extension of a continuing participation agreement under the Omnibus Plan, financial and tax planning assistance for 2003, and office and support services while serving as a director or consultant to the Company.