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Communities First Financial Corporation Posts Record Profits for 2016; 4Q16 Earnings Increase 73% from 4Q15

Fresno, CA – January 12, 2017 – Communities First Financial Corporation (the "Company") (OTCQX: CFST), Fresno, CA, the parent company of Fresno First Bank (the "Bank"), today reported record earnings in both the fourth quarter and full year of 2016. Net income increased 73% to $932,000, or $0.34 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to $537,000, or $0.20 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter a year ago, and grew 32.2% from $705,000, or $0.26 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2016. For the full year of 2016, net income increased 21.1% to $3.1 million, or $1.12 per diluted share, from $2.5 million, or $0.93 per diluted share for 2015. All results are unaudited.

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Fresno First Bank Launches New Financial Management Tool

Fresno, CA – November 15, 2016 – Fresno First Bank, the operating bank of Communities First Financial Corporation (OTCQX: CFST) has added a business financial management platform, powered by BodeTree, to its services for small business owners in Central California.


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Profits Up 7.1% YTD 2016 for Communities First Financial Corporation, Fueled by Strong Revenue Growth of 15.8% and Improved Asset Quality

Fresno, CA – October 18, 2016 – Communities First Financial Corporation (the "Company") (OTCQX: CFST), Fresno, CA, the parent company of Fresno First Bank (the "Bank"), today reported earnings increased 3.9% to $705,000, or $0.26 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2016, compared to $679,000, or $0.25 per diluted share, for the third quarter a year ago. On a linked quarter basis, net income was $738,000, or $0.27 per diluted share. For the first nine months ended September 30, 2016, net income increased 7.1% to $2.1 million, or $0.78 per diluted share, from $2.0 million, or $0.74 per diluted share for the first nine months ended September 30, 2015.

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Fresno First Bank is Central California's #1 SBA Community Bank Lender Four Years Running

Fresno, CA – October 13, 2016 – Fresno First Bank, the operating bank of Communities First Financial  Corporation (OTCQX: CFST) serving Central California has been declared the top Community Bank SBA 

Lender for the 15 county Fresno District for the fourth consecutive year.

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