Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Announces Date for 2013 Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Announces Date for 2013
  Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Business Wire

SPOKANE, Wash. -- October 15, 2013

Sterling Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STSA) (the “Company”), today announced
that it expects to release 2013 third-quarter earnings after 1 p.m. PT on
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The Company plans to host a conference call for
investors the next morning, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at 8 a.m. PT to discuss the
company's financial results.

A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed at the Company's
website, www.sterlingfinancialcorporation.com. To access this audio
presentation call, click on the audio webcast icon. Additionally, you may
listen to the live conference call by telephone by dialing 212-287-1835
approximately five minutes before the scheduled start time and provide the
password STERLING. A webcast replay of the conference call will be available
on the Company's website approximately one hour following the completion of
the call. The webcast replay will be offered through Nov. 25, 2013.

About Sterling Financial Corporation

Sterling Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STSA) of Spokane, Washington, is the
bank holding company for Sterling Savings Bank, a Washington state chartered
and federally insured commercial bank. Sterling Savings Bank does business as
Sterling Bank in Washington, Oregon and Idaho and as Argent Bank in
California, offering banking products and services, mortgage lending, and
trust and investment products to individuals, small businesses, corporations
and other commercial organizations. As of June 30, 2013, Sterling Financial
Corporation had assets of $9.94 billion and operated depository branches in
Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. Visit Sterling Financial
Corporation’s website at www.sterlingfinancialcorporation.com.

Contact:

Sterling Financial Corporation
Investor contact:
Patrick Rusnak, 509-227-0961
patrick.rusnak@bankwithsterling.com
or
Media contact:
Cara L. Coon, 509-626-5348
cara.coon@bankwithsterling.com
 
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