Washington Federal, Inc. (Washington Federal) is a non-diversified unitary savings and loan holding company that conducts its operations through a federally insured savings and loan association subsidiary, Washington Federal Savings (the Bank). The business of Washington Federal consists primarily of attracting deposits from the general public and investing these funds in loans of various types, including first lien mortgages on single-family dwellings, construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, loans on multi-family and other income producing properties, home equity loans and business loans. It also invests in certain United States government and agency obligations and other investments. Washington Federal has 160 full service branches located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas. Through its subsidiaries, the Company is engaged in real estate investment and insurance brokerage activities.