UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

(Amendment No. __)*

 

Central Federal Bancshares, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock, $0.01 par value

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

15346T107

(CUSIP Number)

 

December 31, 2016

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

x Rule 13d-1(b)

 

¨ Rule 13d-1(c)

 

¨ Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act, but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

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1

Names of Reporting Persons

 

Central Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rolla Employee Stock Ownership Plan

2

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group* 

 

 

(a) ¨

(b) x

3

SEC Use Only

 

 

4

Citizenship or Place of Organization

 

State of Missouri

Number of

Shares

Beneficially

Owned by

Each Reporting

Person with:

5

Sole Voting Power:  

 

 

143,042

 

 

6

Shared Voting Power:

 

 

0

 

 

7

Sole Dispositive Power:

 

 

143,042

 

 

8

Shared Dispositive Power:

 

 

0

 

9

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

143,042

10

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

 

 

¨
11

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)

 

8%

12

Type of Reporting Person

 

EP

 

 

 

 

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Item 1

 

(a) Name of Issuer

 

Central Federal Bancshares, Inc.

 

(b) Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices

 

210 W. 10 th Street

Rolla, Missouri 65401

Item 2

 

(a) Name of Person Filing

 

Central Federal Savings and Loan Association of Rolla Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Trustee: Community Bank of Pleasant Hill d/b/a First Trust of MidAmerica

 

(b) Address of Principal Business Office

 

1901 Frederick Avenue, Suite 100

St. Joseph, Missouri 64501

 

(c) Citizenship of Place of Organization

 

State of Missouri

 

(d) Title of Class of Securities

 

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

 

(e) CUSIP Number

 

15346T107

 

Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b) or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

(f) x An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).

 

Item 4. Ownership

 

(a) Amount beneficially owned: 143,042 shares as of December 31, 2016

 

(b) Percent of class: 8%, based on 1,788,020 shares outstanding as of November 9, 2016 according to the issuer’s Form 10-Q for its quarter ended September 30, 2016

 

(c) Number of shares as to which such person has:

 

(i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:     143,042
(ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition:     143,042
(iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition: 0

 

 

 

 

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Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class

 

Not applicable

 

Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person

 

Not applicable

 

Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company

 

Not applicable

 

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group

 

The reporting person is an employee benefit plan subject to the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended.

 

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group

 

Not applicable.

 

Item 10. Certification

 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under §240.14a-11.

 

 

 

 

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SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

    CENTRAL FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN
    ASSOCIATION EMPLOYEE STOCK
    OWNERSHIP PLAN
     
Date: February 14, 2017 By: Community Bank of Pleasant Hill
    d/b/a First Trust of MidAmerica
       
    /s/ Gerald Lau
    Name: Gerald Lau
    Title: Vice President