XNAS:ESBF ESB Financial Corp Insider Activity 4 Filing - 1/13/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
MARTZ FRANK D
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ESB FINANCIAL CORP [ESBF]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Group Sr VP of Operations
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
516 RHODE ISLAND AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/13/2012
(Street)

ELLWOOD CITY, PA 16117
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock               13,500(5) D  
Common Stock               122,802(1)(5) D  
Common Stock               9,981.927(3) I 401(k) Plan
Common Stock               2,721.5332(4) I 401(k) Plan (by Wife)
Common Stock               62,881.9785 I ESOP
Common Stock               20,625.0055 I ESOP (by Wife)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option $9.03             11/19/2002 11/19/2012 Common Stock 5,760   5,760 D  
Stock Option $9.03             11/19/2002 11/19/2012 Common Stock 1,080   1,080 I by wife
Stock Option $12.79             11/18/2003 11/18/2013 Common Stock 4,800   4,800 D  
Stock Option $12.79             11/18/2003 11/18/2013 Common Stock 900   900 I by wife
Stock Option $12.08             11/16/2004 11/16/2014 Common Stock 4,800   4,800 D  
Stock Option $12.08             11/16/2004 11/16/2014 Common Stock 900   900 I by wife
Stock Option $10.17             04/19/2005 04/19/2015 Common Stock 4,800   4,800 D  
Stock Option $10.17             04/19/2005 04/19/2015 Common Stock 900   900 I by wife
Stock Option $8.96             11/21/2006 11/21/2016 Common Stock 4,800   4,800 D  
Stock Option $8.96             11/21/2006 11/21/2016 Common Stock 900   900 I by wife
Stock Option $8.43             11/20/2007 11/20/2017 Common Stock 4,800   4,800 D  
Stock Option $8.43             11/20/2007 11/20/2017 Common Stock 900   900 I by wife
Stock Option $8.58             11/18/2008 11/18/2018 Common Stock 4,800   4,800 D  
Stock Option $8.58             11/18/2008 11/18/2018 Common Stock 900   900 I by wife
Stock Option $9.62             11/17/2009 11/17/2019 Common Stock 6,600   6,600 D  
Stock Option $9.62             11/17/2009 11/17/2019 Common Stock 1,200   1,200 I by wife
Stock Option $12.42             11/16/2010 11/16/2020 Common Stock 6,600   6,600 D  
Stock Option $12.42             11/16/2010 11/16/2020 Common Stock 1,200   1,200 I by wife
Stock Option $13.19             11/15/2011(2) 11/15/2021 Common Stock 5,500   5,500 D  
Stock Option $13.19             11/15/2011(2) 11/15/2021 Common Stock 1,000   1,000 I by wife

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
MARTZ FRANK D
516 RHODE ISLAND AVENUE
ELLWOOD CITY, PA 16117
      Group Sr VP of Operations  

Signatures

 Frank D. Martz   01/13/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Husband and Wife
(2) 20% of such grant will vest immediately and 20% will vest each year over the next 4 years.
(3) Between 10/01/11 and 12/31/11 the reporting person acquired 323.094887 shares of ESB common stock under the ESB Financial Corporation 401(k) Plan.
(4) Between 10/01/11 and 12/31/11 the reporting person wife acquired 64.879861 shares of ESB common stock under the ESB Financial Corporation 401(k) Plan.
(5) Since the reporting person's last report, 1,500 shares previously held individually have been reregistered to Husband and Wife

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