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PR-55-2001 (8-20-2001)

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David Barr (202) 898-6992

The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced that John D. Broderick has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Superior Federal, FSB, Hinsdale, Illinois (New Superior). In addition, the Board selected to serve as a financial advisor to the new institution.

New Superior, a federally insured, full-service mutual savings bank, was chartered on July 27, 2001, after the Office of Thrift Supervision closed Superior Bank, FSB. The insured deposits and substantially all the assets of the closed institution were transferred to New Superior.

Mr. Broderick, who has extensive financial sector experience in retail and mortgage banking, will manage New Superior as a full-service banking institution and prepare it for return to the private sector within the near future. Mr. Broderick was previously director of retail banking for the former American Savings Bank, Irvine, California, a $13 billion savings bank, before its merger with Washington Mutual, Inc. He also was chairman and chief executive officer of ITT Residential Capital Corporation and ITT Consumer Financial Corporation, residential mortgage servicing and consumer loan organizations, and served in senior management with First NH Bank, Crocker National Bank, Citicorp, and Chase Manhattan Bank., a subsidiary of Hanover Capital Mortgage Holdings, will assist the FDIC in valuing and marketing New Superior's loan production and servicing operations. has extensive experience in investment banking, securitization, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing, and portfolio management.

The FDIC believes that the appointment of Mr. Broderick as president and chief executive officer, and the engagement of as financial advisor, will maximize the value of the institution while maintaining banking services for the communities served by New Superior.

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Last Updated 8/20/2001

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