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First Financial Network Expands Business Development Division with New Executive Hire

Tim Buss Joins Nation's Leading Loan Sale Advisor as Senior Vice President

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The nation's leading loan sale advisor, First Financial Network (FFN), has expanded its Business Development Division with a new executive hire. Tim Buss, formerly with NAI Global, has joined the national company as a Senior Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Buss will be responsible for business development and creating client focused solutions, as well as assisting in the marketing of specific loans secured by commercial real estate around the country.

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Prior to joining the FFN team, Mr. Buss served as a Senior Vice President at NAI Global and NAI Hiffman where he was responsible for working with commercial lenders and special servicers to resolve their distressed loan issues. Before his tenure with NAI, Mr. Buss was a VP/Regional Sales Manager for Lehman Brothers, a Principal at Trammell Crow Company and a Vice President at Boatmen's Bank/NationsBank. He started his professional career in 1987 as an assistant Bank Examiner with the FDIC.

"We are thrilled to have an executive of Tim's caliber on our team," noted Bliss Morris, Founder and CEO of FFN. "His market knowledge and deep real estate expertise speaks for itself as he has been a top executive for more than two decades with a number of high-profile companies."

Mr. Buss received his Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University and currently resides in Dallas, TX.

About First Financial Network
Since its founding in 1989, FFN has defined the loan sale industry, selling billions of dollars in loans and other assets in 28 countries. In addition to loan sales, the company provides data normalization, loan file imaging and indexing, loan valuation, compliance reviews and due diligence services to banks, agencies of the Federal government, major foreign banks and other lenders. The company's online Loan Sale Network™ platform and Metrics, an integrated due diligence analytics system, are used in conjunction with exceptional marketing techniques to achieve optimal value in today's secondary market. For further information, call 405.748.4100 or visit www.firstfinancialnet.com.

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