Valley National Bank Appoints Bo Chen To New York City, New York Home Loan Consultant

WAYNE, N.J. - Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), is pleased to announce the appointment of Bo Chen to Home Loan Consultant for the New York City, New York region.

Mr. Chen joins Valley with over 14 years experience in commercial banking and residential lending. He is responsible for working closely with an extensive network of referral partners within the region to increase the Bank’s residential lending purchase and refinance lines of business.

“Bo has an excellent track record of delivering meaningful results," remarked Kevin Chittenden, Executive Vice President and Chief Residential Lending Officer. "He has the knowledge and experience in the residential lending industry to expand our presence throughout the region."

Mr. Chen is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin. He can be reached at 718-208-5433 or by email at bchen@valleynationalbank.com.

Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with approximately $23 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 200 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, and Florida. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey with Executive Offices in Manhattan and West Palm Beach. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit a convenient branch location, www.valleynationalbank.com or call our Customer Service Team at 800-522-4100.